With food and beverage manufacturers under increasing pressure to maintain high safety standards, it's vital to work with suppliers on tool traceability.
Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January.
Alarms were off, protocol absent when five died in explosive blowout.
Proof testing and a SIL study may no longer be enough during the operate and maintain phase.
Every worker deserves a safe work environment.
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 design of electrical enclosures has not significantly changed since the 1990s, but the energy levels used in underground mining have increased significantly.
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.
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.
On 25–29 September, Metso is hosting the ISO/TC 161 meeting at its Valve Technology Center in Finland's capital city area, with the focus this year on the safety and reliability of burner valves.
A Western Australian firm is pushing the engineering industries to adopt new technology for structural audits and, in the process, improve safety and potentially save millions of dollars.
Every production process has inherent risks, and cybercriminality is now one of these risks. To achieve the greatest possible degree of safety and security in production processes, it is important for enterprises in the process industry to implement effective separation of their process control and safety systems.
When implementing technical protective measures, each risk reduction measure will be associated with a safety function or combination of safety functions.
If you are interested in robot safety standards and don't mind a very early start (or late night), the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) will be holding a webinar on the latest standards on 18 August.