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Cyber security experiment reveals threats to industrial systems
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At the Black Hat conference in July, Trend Micro presented a report about an experiment the company conducted where it deployed 12 honey pots around the world that were designed to look like the ICS (industrial control system) networks of municipal water utilities. Between March and June, these attracted 74... Read More

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Choosing between grounded and ungrounded electrical system designs
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Grounding and shielding electrical systems are of key importance to electrical engineers. Understanding the basic operations between grounded and ungrounded electrical systems is necessary for... Read More

Fall protection again leads OSHA Top 10 violations
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Fall protection is once again the top OSHA-cited workplace safety violation with more than 8,000 citations. Fall protection is the annual leader in the OSHA Top 10 Violations list, which... Read More

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PAT adoption allows for safety in electrical testing
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Testing electrical equipment before it leaves a manufacturing facility, or before work begins on it at a calibration facility, has become increasingly more important in the United States over the... Read More

Packaging robots plug and play
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Universal Robots expects to debut flexible, lightweight robot arms at Pack Expo. The Universal Robots handle packaging and palletizing in any company searching for user-friendly, affordable... Read More

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Machine Safety: enhanced safety networks, the Internet of things, and autonomous safety
Machine Safety: enhanced safety networks, the Internet of things, and autonomous safety

Machine safety and HAL 9000: Does anybody remember HAL 9000, the computer that controlled the... Read More

Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard
Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard

A joint working group is looking at global functional safety standard unification. At present,... Read More

Machine Safety: what is the value of ISO 13849-1 for U.S. domestic compliance?
Machine Safety: what is the value of ISO 13849-1 for U.S. domestic compliance?

ISO 13849 clearly states that it is a standard for designers. If these designers work for U.S.... Read More

Machine Safety: Who is responsible for international standards?
Machine Safety: Who is responsible for international standards?

A lot of work has gone into harmonizing international standards but a dilemma still exists – who is... Read More

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