Emergency stop devices: the risks of installer liability

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Emergency Stop

On the MachineBuilding.net blog today, Alex D’Arcy, Sales Director at Hylec-APL provides some interesting insights into the liabilities associated with the installation of emergency stop devices on machinery. Hylec-APL provides technical products and solutions in the field of industrial machinery and emergency stop systems. Check out Alex’s article.

If you need to know more about the technical design side of emergency stop systems, there are a number of technical articles on the topic on this blog.

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Author: Doug Nix

+DougNix is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Compliance InSight Consulting, Inc. (http://www.complianceinsight.ca) in Kitchener, Ontario, and is Lead Author and Managing Editor of the Machinery Safety 101 blog.

Doug's work includes teaching machinery risk assessment techniques privately and through Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Kitchener, Ontario, as well as providing technical services and training programs to clients related to risk assessment, industrial machinery safety, safety-related control system integration and reliability, laser safety and regulatory conformity.

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