Safety

LEEA Sets Date for #GLAD2024, Updates Logo

February 12, 2024

The fifth Global Lifting Awareness Day — #GLAD2024 — will take place on Thursday July 18, represented by a new logo. Powered by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and supporting organisations, it is now a widely celebrated day where manufacturers, suppliers, and end users are among those that share material that promotes safe and…

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches CIP Safety Module

January 31, 2024

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has designed the MELSEC iQ-R Series CIP Safety Module to ensure safety signal transmission to a diverse range of devices and equipment, including third-party robots, Mitsubishi Electric and third-party-VFD products, and safety I/O and interlocks. Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) safety is a protocol developed by the Open DeviceNet Vendor Association (ODVA)…

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AMH Calls for Improved Safety in Non-Standard Lifts

January 31, 2024

All Material Handling (AMH) believes that too many non-traditional lifts are still taking place using the wrong hoist rings and eyebolts, creating unnecessary safety risks. “Whether on a construction site, in a machine shop, or at a manufacturing facility, there are two primary goals: move the load without damaging it; and make it home safely…

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Smart Vision Lights Introduces New Illumination Solution

January 31, 2024

Smart Vision Lights (SVL), a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative LED illumination solutions, introduces the RHI200-DO Lightgistics series light, which features 64 LEDs in a 205 mm x 205 mm ring light for intense uniform lighting at long working distances of up to 2000 mm. Equipped with Hidden Strobe technology, the light delivers all the advantages…

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The Product of Ingenuity

January 30, 2024

There’s more to safe material handling in the workplace than adopting state-of-the-art technologies; our future remains in the hands of people. By: Steve Napieralski, Contributor We live in a world where there are constant references to artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT), as if human beings were a failed experiment. Proficient…

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Martin Engineering Announces Conveyor Belt Tracker

January 25, 2024

The pioneer in belt conveyor accessories has launched the next generation of tracking technology for a global marketplace. Martin Engineering designed the highly responsive Martin® Tracker™ HD (heavy-duty) belt conveyor alignment system with widely available plate steel to increase availability and affordability across all 6 continents it serves. The Martin Tracker HD upper and lower…

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ToolWatch Rebrands to Align Technologies New Acquisitions

January 24, 2024

Align brings together ToolWatch, busybusy, and Safety Reports After more than three decades in the construction technology space, pioneering construction software provider ToolWatch announced that it has rebranded to Align Technologies to better reflect the company’s current capabilities and position it for future growth. Following a 2021 strategic investment by The Riverside Company, a global…

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Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc. Expands Custom Engineering Design Services

January 19, 2024

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates, Inc., an innovator in the design and manufacturing of pallet drop safety gates that provide fall protection in distribution centers, warehouses and manufacturing and material handling facilities, is expanding its custom engineering design services. To meet growing demand for development, the company has added a new building on its current property in Essex,…

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Grace Industries Announces Worker Safety Monitoring and Alerting System

January 10, 2024

Grace Connected Safety® uses the new Grace Cloud Connect™ Monitoring and Alerting engine; supporting Grace’s Lone Worker, with features including Fall Detection & Suspension Trauma Prevention products. Grace Cloud Connect solves the safety monitoring problem for workers in fixed or remote locations, who are working alone or at heights. Using cloud connectivity via ethernet, Wi-Fi,…

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OSHA 1910.212 – Standards for Machine Guarding and General Safety Guidelines

January 2, 2024

“Employee safety is the first priority overall, not just a tagline, so everyone returns back to their families every day as they left them. PowerSafe Automation’s mission is to provide a safer working environment for team members through innovative engineered solutions while relying less on administrative policy controls or exceptions.” Learn more about PowerSafe Automation at…

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