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.
The SLD is part of Moore Industries' FS Functional Safety Series range. The loop-powered SLD displays real-time process status in mA, per cent or any designated five-character engineering units.
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.
Pilz GmbH is getting set to pass the baton as it announces the retirement of Mrs Renate Pilz, who has been the driving force behind the growth of this successful German business. She says Australian business has the potential to be a local powerhouse of engineering.
The PSENscan safety laser scanner safely monitors up to three separate zones simultaneously, and up to four safety laser scanners can be connected in series in accordance with the master-slave principle.
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.
When implementing technical protective measures, each risk reduction measure will be associated with a safety function or combination of safety functions.
Once considered to be a dangerous practice, integrated safety is now becoming accepted for the benefits it offers.
Metso has received recognition for promoting safety at the worksites of Codelco and Anglo American in Chile, after improving the safety of operations at both sites by developing and implementing innovative safety enhancements.
Unlike traditional safety light curtains based on predefined transmitter and receiver units, this modular light curtain system features a transceiver design that employs plug-in modules to establish each unit's function as a transmitter or receiver.
The Sync Wireless protective earmuffs integrate Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing workers to talk on the phone, connect with co-workers, get instructions and perform tasks without sacrificing hearing protection.
The Moore Industries SPA2 standalone alarm trip now offers updated alarm options that allow the user to set up more specific alarm functions.