The optoelectronic technologies available for machine safety protection are nowadays very diverse and provide advanced functions not only to protect workers, but to improve productivity at the same time.
A worker was working on the roof of Car 1 of the dual carriage hoist and was connected via a safety harness attached to Car 2 when it started automatically, pinning him against a structural tie.
Oliver Nicholls took home the Gordon E. Moore Award and US$75,000 for his fully autonomous robotic window cleaner.
The optoelectronic technologies available for machine safety protection are very diverse and provide advanced functions to not only protect workers, but also to improve productivity.
Running in conjunction with NMW, this year's Safety First Conference and Expo will include presentations from some of the industry's safety thought leaders.
HIMA has been awarded a long-term service contract to support the safety systems at the Ichthys LNG project, now that it is moving into its operational phase.
When implementing safety instrumented systems, single-loop logic solvers provide an affordable option that delivers simple installation, easier validation and faster start-up.
Emerson and exida have announced the release of a tool designed in collaboration to automatically generate SIS configurations.
Industrial manslaughter laws have been passed in Queensland, which will mean that a company or individual found guilty of industrial manslaughter may now be liable for a fine of up to $10 million, while an individual senior officer may be liable to a term of up to 20 years' imprisonment.