Emergency stop devices: the risks of installer liability

This entry is part 10 of 14 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

Doug Nix is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Compliance InSight Consulting, Inc. (http://www.complianceinsight.ca) in Kitchener, Ontario, and is Lead Author and Senior 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. For more see Doug's LinkedIn profile.