Training

Safety on Sale: Rockford Systems Discounts OSHA Classes

May 15, 2018

Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, is making it easier for employers to provide safety training to workers who face hazards on the job by discounting its OSHA classes 50% from now until July 13th. The reduced fee includes training by a Certified OSHA Safety Instructor, all materials and…

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Vector Solutions Acquires Convergence Training, Strengthening its Commitment to Delivering Optimum Training Technology

April 25, 2018

eLearning and Performance Optimization Company Strengthens Industrial Market Share Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and SaaS performance support solutions, announced today it has acquired Convergence Training, a leading provider of training content and software solutions for industrial operations, manufacturing, and mining, specializing in 3D and animation. The acquisition solidifies Vector’s position as an…

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NEW April Webinar

April 24, 2018

This webinar will highlight how effective controls protect workers from workplace hazards; help avoid injuries, illnesses, and incidents; minimize or eliminate safety and health risks; and help employers provide workers with safe and healthful working conditions. Employers will be able to identify and evaluate options for controlling hazards using a “hierarchy of controls.” Register HERE Note: …

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Next Rockford Systems Mini-Webinar: Press Brake and Power Press Safety

March 1, 2018

In the face of global competition, fabricators are looking for new ways to lower per-piece costs. While automation is one option, another attractive opportunity is machine safeguarding. Having proper safeguarding in place can not only reduce accidents, it can increase a fabricator’s overall productivity and profitability, eliminate costly OSHA violations and legal expenses, and lower…

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Live 30-Minute Mini-Webinar Focusing on Human-Robot Safety

February 21, 2018

Skyrocketing demand for automation has dramatically increased the number of robots deployed by industry to over 1.5 million. Meanwhile, collaborative robots or “co-bots” are making their way into new work environments, such as light manufacturing, fulfillment centers, and agriculture. Because no technology can be made foolproof, maintaining safety in environments where humans and robots work…

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Training Program Expanded with Addition of OSHA-Authorized Safety Courses

February 21, 2018

Training Program: Rockford Systems, LLC. announced today an expansion of its machine safeguarding training curriculum to include new training courses authorized by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), which will aim to increase worker knowledge about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to recognize, abate and prevent machinery-related hazards. This broadening of the company’s…

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Rockford Systems Announces 2018 Seminar Schedule for Industrial Machine Safeguarding

February 21, 2018

Lock in 2017 pricing by registering before January 1st. As a leading authority on machine safeguarding, Rockford Systems, LLC returns in 2018 with a comprehensive seminar schedule for professionals in the EH&S, plant management, insurance and metal fabrication industries. From understanding how to properly safeguard machinery for meeting OSHA/ANSI standards, to a discussion on how…

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Newly Released Video: Upender Conveyor Technology

February 21, 2018

Wide Edge to Narrow Edge Leading Orientation Winneconne, WI – Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) – Multi-Conveyor recently built this stainless steel table top system designed to rotate bag-in- box cartons from wide edge to narrow edge leading using simple gravity with minimal guidance for reorientation. A single lane slave driven timing belt supports cartons on the right…

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I, COBOT: The Rise of Industrial Robotics and the Need for Employee Safeguarding

February 16, 2018

[The following blog post was originally seen on www.rockfordsystems.com site] In general, OSHA’s view on robot safety is that if the employer is meeting the requirements of ANSI/RIA R15.06, the manufacturer has no issues. Tech executive and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk recently took to Twitter calling for the regulation of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI),…

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