Safety

UNSW students create solution to prevent electrocutions

16 August, 2019

A team of students from UNSW Sydney has designed a virtual and augmented reality system that allows workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery in industrial plants.


Evolving from safety relays to safety PLCs

07 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

As machine tools and process operations become more complex, the shortcomings of traditional safety relays become more obvious.


Pilz safe radar system

06 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The Pilz safe radar system comprises the LBK System safe radar system from Inxpect and the Pilz PNOZmulti 2 configurable small controller.


Pepperl+Fuchs signalling devices

01 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs offers a comprehensive range of high-performance signalling products suitable for a wide range of industries and applications.


Schmersal SLC/SLG440 IP69K safety light curtains and grids

30 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The SLC/SLG440 IP69K safety light curtains and grids are suitable for use in hygiene-sensitive sectors including food, pharmaceuticals, meat and milk processing.


Efficient process-controlled access guarding without muting sensors

05 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Systems such as conveyor lines with safety light curtains must often reliably distinguish between people and merchandise.


Schmersal Safety Field Box system

30 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The configurable Safety Field Box system allows safety switchgear devices to be connected in the field and freely interlinked on a decentralised basis.


IDEC HS1T safety interlock switch

25 June, 2019 | Supplied by: IDEC Australia Pty Ltd

The HS1T interlock switch with solenoid provides 5000 N of locking force.


Report on deadly oil rig explosion to find company culpable

07 June, 2019

Alarms were off, protocol absent when five died in explosive blowout.


Pizzato Elettrica P-KUBE Krome series safety door handles

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The P-KUBE Krome series combines a robust handle for safety enclosures with an ergonomic, rounded grip and built-in, customisable control button, with various illuminated signalling options.


Pizzato Elettrica NG series safety switches

28 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The Pizzato Elettrica NG series safety switches equipped with RFID technology now include versions with integrated buttons for control and signalling functions.


Requirements for IEC 61511 best practice compliance

07 May, 2019 by Sven Grone, Schneider Electric Safety Services Practice Leader | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Proof testing and a SIL study may no longer be enough during the operate and maintain phase.


Pilz PITmode fusion modular access permission system

30 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The PITmode fusion modular system offers more flexibility for functionally safe operating mode selection and for the control of access permissions to plant and machinery.


Pilz PSENscan safety laser scanner

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The PSENscan safety laser scanners from Pilz are now also suitable for area guarding in vertical applications, eg, for access protection.


Leuze electronic now offering safety consulting services

05 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Every worker deserves a safe work environment.


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