Machine Safety

Machine Safety April 22, 2020

Is your legacy PLC failing you on food hygiene?

Take a look at how PLCs can help address hygiene and food safety issues.

By Edward Ralph
Machine Safety August 8, 2019

Four steps to safer plant machinery

Risk assessment is one key – and don’t forget the data.

By Tim Loria, Allen Tubbs, and Joaquin Ocampo
Machine Safety July 26, 2019

Rethinking machine safety risk

The design phase of a project allows companies to reduce potential machine safety before it has a chance to manifest itself as a hazard and danger to workers.

By Gregory Hale
Machine Safety July 2, 2019

Converging safety, non-safety systems increases scalability, flexibility

Integrating safety systems into a machine’s standard control platform simplifies operations, increases diagnostic capabilities and creates safer work environments for engineers and end users.

By Sree Swarna Gutta
Machine Safety January 1, 2019

MPI-15 magnetic measuring system by Elesa (UK) Ltd. 

Elesa’s MPI-15 magnetic measuring system is designed to allow precise alignment and positioning of workpieces thus reducing time of machinery processes to a minimum, saving costs, and speeding the whole production cycle.

By Elesa (UK) Ltd.
Machine Safety November 2, 2018

Ethernet Security, Safety Relies on Common Sense Networking

Networks and communication Ethernet Internet and intranet PC-based control Device-level networks. The price of freedom? A little less freedom. More users are seeking to gain Ethernet's interoperability and flexibility. However, the relatively greater openness of Ethernet can mean increased network vulnerability, especially when networks are linked via the Internet.

Machine Safety November 2, 2018

Analyzing, tracking process hazards

Regulatory compliance is driving industry to provide more complete information concerning its manufacturing processes and systems partially because many process industries either use hazardous feedstock or produce hazardous materials. To ensure safe operation of these facilities, OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) rules (29 CFR 1910.

By Staff
Machine Safety July 9, 2018

Plant controls and safety initiatives for industrial facilities

Implementing and maintaining safety processes is vital to help prevent and identify safety risks and hazards for industrial automation workers. Ask operators these six safety questions.

By Susan Colwell, Maverick Technologies
Machine Safety June 11, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles Jun. 4-10

Articles about autotuning PID control, the 2018 Salary and Career Survey, remote technical training, motion control safety, and IT and OT convergence were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 4-10, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Machine Safety April 22, 2018

Cloud-based safety suite to enhance worker safety

Honeywell released a way for companies to improve productivity and regulatory compliance by connecting their existing inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) through radio identification (RFID) tags.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource