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How to implement safety laser scanners and prevent accidents

How to implement safety laser scanners and prevent accidents
Safety laser scanners are a great option to keep workers out of hazardous areas without using barriers, fencing or caging. At their core is an optical sensor that uses pulsed laser light to scan the surrounding area, prompting a dangerous machine to stop if it detects an intrusion. These versatile systems can effectively improve safety on the factory floor, but to fully reap their benefits, manufacturers must mount and configure them correctly. Here Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, offers some tips for correct design and installation.
21st October 2020

The importance of machinery safety in current times

The importance of machinery safety in current times
UK manufacturers are advised to ensure robust safety checks, as well as competency assessments for staff, are carried out, before restarting machinery safety that has been left idle due to lockdown restrictions or social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic, suggests Euchner, a specialist in safety engineering.
14th October 2020

Configurable system provides safety in expandable platform

Configurable system provides safety in expandable platform
Phoenix Contact's PSRmodular configurable safety system is a flexible safety solution to monitor a machine or system.
24th September 2020


Optimising protection systems for hazardous environments

Optimising protection systems for hazardous environments
Cathodic Protection (CP) is a critical tool when it comes to combatting corrosion in crucial infrastructure. However, what considerations must you make when using CP systems to control corrosion in hazardous environments containing volatile materials? Here, Ian Loudon, International Sales and Marketing Manager at Omniflex, discusses the best practice for using CP systems in hazardous environments, like those found in South Africa’s Sunrise Energy project.
17th September 2020

UL-certified grounding jumpers protect against ESD

UL-certified grounding jumpers protect against ESD
Triton grounding jumpers from Molex for the safe management of high-power busbars are in stock at distributor RS Components.
20th August 2020

Safety relays enhance worker protection

Safety relays enhance worker protection
A new and comprehensive range of critical machine safety devices from Pilz is in stock at distributor RS Components.
13th August 2020

RS Components bolsters workplace safety offering

RS Components bolsters workplace safety offering
RS Components (RS) is introducing the Clifford & Snell brand from Moflash Signalling, that designs and develops audible and visual signalling products.
5th August 2020

Improving jaw crusher safety

Improving jaw crusher safety
According to the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for the safe operation and use of mobile jaw crushers, equipment operators may be subject to multiple risks including exposure to dust, noise, whole body vibration and being struck by objects ejected from the crusher. Here's how, WEG’s premier distributor Technidrive, developed an energy efficient automatic jaw crusher unblock system using entirely WEG products.
27th July 2020

Construction firm raises hearing protection benchmark

Construction firm raises hearing protection benchmark
Costain-Skanska joint venture (CSjv) is spearheading industry change with a new hearing protection policy across all of its HS2 enabling works construction sites. Following an incredible journey with smart tech Eave, who’s innovative hearing conservation solution provides real time noise monitoring on site, CSjv is now mandating this active protection with integrated noise monitoring from 1st September 2020 across its HS2 sites.
21st July 2020

Supporting the hire industry to battle against COVID-19

Supporting the hire industry to battle against COVID-19
In the wake of the UK Government continuing to ease lockdown restrictions, HAE EHA (Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association) is continuing to its support to hire companies in the fight to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and assist the construction industry’s recovery from the impact of the pandemic.
10th July 2020


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