Many proximity sensors are used in automated equipment, so it’s good to have a basic understanding of these critical devices. Proximity sensors allow non-contact detection of machine tooling and objects in a variety of automation applications.
Among the many items on the federal government’s recently-released fall regulatory agenda are nine belonging to the Mine Safety and Health Administration. Two of them are in the final stage of rulemaking.
Nine U.S. miners lost their lives in work-related accidents from July 1 to Sept. 30 – two fewer than for the third quarter of 2012. Those figures were among the information released recently by the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).