Posts Tagged safety

2 Solutions to Help Improve Collaborative Robot Safety

2 Solutions to Help Improve Collaborative Robot Safety

This post is part of an ongoing series on collaborative robots. See the rest of the posts in the series. *** Human and robot interaction is no longer a thing of science fiction. Collaborative robots now work in the same area as human workers, and an increasing

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Ian Brough – Safety Guy, World Traveler, Hobby Farmer

Ian Brough - Safety Guy, World Traveler, Hobby Farmer

Quickly approaching his 18th year with SICK, Ian Brough is known as a “safety guy,” although his knowledge and experience spans the breadth of SICK’s portfolio.  Ian started his career at SICK working in field sales, with more than a decade of industry experience under his belt already.  He later

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The Risk of NOT Performing a Risk Assessment

The Risk of NOT Performing a Risk Assessment

Increased throughput, greater cost savings and improved reliability are just a few of the reasons for installing a new machine or system in your facility. And, while it’s important to focus on the possibilities offered by a new, automated system, it is just as important to evaluate

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ROI Challenge: Safety Mats vs. Safety Laser Scanners

ROI Challenge: Safety Mats vs. Safety Laser Scanners

As production facilities increasingly use automation solutions to improve plant productivity, the safety of workers remains an important consideration for plant managers. With stricter safety regulations being enforced, there has been a greater demand for more advanced safety solutions. Since the invention of safety mats more than

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Safety Light Curtain Alignment in 5 Simple Steps

Safety Light Curtain Alignment in 5 Simple Steps

Safety light curtains are a reliable and cost-effective method to protect against access into hazardous points and areas. They range from small and compact types to extremely rugged and resistant variants that withstand special ambient conditions up to the highest safety level. Aligning SICK’s safety light curtains

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