Press Brakes are currently a hot topic in the “Machine Safeguarding” arena. OSHA regulations consider press brakes to be a 1910.212 machine, saying to the employer; “one or more methods of machine guarding shall be provided to protect the operator and other employees in the machine area from hazards such as those created by point of operation, in-going nip points, rotating parts, flying chips, and sparks” … 1910.212 requirements are good place to start, but they leave out the details of exactly how to go about safeguarding any particular machine.
The best-selling authors of STEPS to Safety Culture ExcellenceSM and Forecasting Tomorrow: The Future of Safety Excellence, and principals of ProAct Safety, announce their latest release, Lean Behavior-Based SafetySM: BBS for Today’s Realities, is available for pre-order on Amazon. The anticipated release date is 6 June 2017.
Würth Group Executive Vice President, Marc Strandquist, today announced the selection of Nancy Duncan as Würth Industry North America’s (WINA) new Director of Human Resources. In this executive level position, Duncan will play a critical role in cultivating WINA’s greatest resource: its people. “Nancy is a leader with a commitment to improving operations and a passion for developing talent,” Strandquist said.
3M supporting customers with demonstrations, Trade-In, Trade-Up rebate program
May 8, 2017
Falls from height continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 364 fatalities recorded in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To remind and educate employers in the construction industry about the dangers from falls and dropped tools, 3M™ Fall Protection is proud to participate in the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down, May 8-12, 2017.
Leader in industrial automation outlines four key areas for managing industrial risk
May 8, 2017
Industrial organizations around the world struggle to manage risk. Incidents, such as product recalls, data breaches and worker injuries, have immediate consequences and can impact customers, employees, intellectual property and revenue.
The company stood out amongst over 150 entries, as one of the most compelling examples of innovation
May 5, 2017
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. announced that the company received an honorable mention special award in the 2017 SAP HANA Innovation Awards. The award celebrates customers and partners that are using the SAP HANA platform or other SAP Platform and Technology solutions to innovate their businesses.
VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced the availability of its new MSDSonline Written HazCom Plan Template aimed at helping EHS professionals save time and money in researching and compiling their OSHA-required written plans.
Recognizing that the future of American manufacturing lies with today's youth, Rockford Systems, LLC today launched its "Selfie for Safety" campaign to help raise student awareness of the importance of machine safeguarding and to help fund the upgrading of safety equipment in the machine shops of several high schools in Rockford, Illinois, where the company's headquarters is located.