Thursday, May 28, 2015

SICK Offers Six Steps for Machine Safety

SICK, a leading manufacturer of safety sensors and systems for machinery, has updated its 180-page “Guidelines for Safe Machinery – Six Steps to a Safe Machine.” According to SICK, the guide contains safety requirements and guidelines that aim to protect machinery and people. It briefly reviews laws, regulations and standards for many world regions, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil and the European Union, then details six steps to designing a safe machine: 1) risk assessment; 2) safe machine design; 3) engineering controls; 4) administrative measures; 5) machine validation; and 6) operation. 

Download a free copy on the SICK website.