Safety

Safety at an Attractive Price

May 12, 2022

Manufacturers and operating companies of machines and systems can now use new Leuze safety technology for contactless guarding of points of operation at an attractive price: The ELC 100 safety light curtains are suitable for applications with operating ranges of up to six meters and enable guarding with short safety distances. With the new devices,…

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New US Product Launch: Quick-Switch Tool Transfer Station

May 11, 2022

Guardian is pleased to introduce the latest addition to its patented Quick-Switch® hands-free tool tether system family, the Quick-Switch® Tool Transfer Station. The Quick-Switch Tool Transfer Station is a highly portable and easily installed storage solution that features five permanently attached Quick-Switch Docks and two D-ring connection points for storing multiple tools securely. Quick-Switch Docks offer…

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Pilz and Midaco Corporation Team Up to Solve Safety Automation Challenges

May 4, 2022

Midaco Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of state-of-the-art pallet changers and supplemental items for CNC machining centers, has been using Pilz safety relays for its CE opportunities. After a few interactions, the Pilz sales representative, Pat Morrissey, wanted to look into other safety automation challenges that the Midaco Corporation was facing. “The light curtains we…

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Essential Safety Tools in Manufacturing

May 4, 2022

By: Jane Marsh, Contributor Safety is essential in any workplace but especially in high-risk sectors like manufacturing. While employee safety is a combination of many factors, one of the most impactful considerations is the tools employees use. Manufacturing accounts for nearly 20% of all nonfatal injuries in private industry, despite employing just 5% of the…

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Safety 2022: Education and Innovation

May 4, 2022

Thousands of safety professionals will descend upon Chicago June 27-29, 2022 for Safety 2022, the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) annual educational and expo show. As is the norm for our digital age, there are three options for participating in Safety 2022: In person, online only and expo only. Both the in person and…

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Protective Netting: Protecting People and Product While Improving Your Overall Work Environment

May 4, 2022

Contributed by: ProGMA- Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association of MHI Protective safety netting products are used to protect people, product and spaces in warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities. The protective netting guards against objects that could potentially fall from conveyors, racks and elevated work areas. There are several types of products that are available which…

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PS Safety Access Rolls Out New Line Of EdgeHalt Ladder Safety Gates Featuring Slam-Proof Technology

May 2, 2022

PS Safety Access™, a division of PS Industries® Incorporated, is introducing a new lineup of EdgeHalt® Ladder Safety Gates. The safest safety gates on the market, these new gates feature Slam-Proof™ technology that closes each gate in a quiet, controlled manner. They have been tested to meet or exceed OSHA, ANSI and Canada COHS standards,…

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Heavy Duty Barrier Protects Against Dangerous Drop-Off at the Dock

April 21, 2022

Rite-Hite’s Dok-Guardian provides a physical barrier that prevents workers from becoming another unfortunate statistic at one of the most dangerous materials handling interaction points at a facility –the loading dock. With the ability to stop up to 30,000 pounds of force, this loading dock barrier also has a unique pocket design that helps keep the…

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Lift Table For Fork-Free Environments

April 12, 2022

ZLS Series Floor Height Lift Tables from Southworth have a pan-style platform that, when lowered, sits essentially flush to the floor allowing them to be loaded and unloaded with an ordinary hand pallet truck. Forklift-free loading and unloading has become increasingly important as many facilities have established fork-free zones, and some have eliminated forklifts entirely.…

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Pfannenberg Highlights New Outdoor Filterfan (TYPE 3R)

April 12, 2022

Pfannenberg, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of thermal management technologies, highlights the new Outdoor Filterfan®, a rainproof filter fan with an unrivaled airflow suitable for outdoor weather conditions, which makes a rainhood unnecessary for most applications. The Outdoor Filterfans are certified to TYPE 3R. providing electrical enclosures with protection against ingress of falling dirt, harmful…

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