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Introduction to Risk Assessment is our 12-week machinery risk assessment course, based on ISO 12100:2010 and ISO/TR 14121–2:2012 standards. Delivered online, this course features widely accepted methodology that can be used without modification in Canada, the EU, and the USA. Continue reading “RA101 — Introduction to Risk Assessment”
In Part 1 of this article, I looked at the pressure-sensitive devices (safety edges) themselves. This part explores the design requirements that engineers and technologists need to consider when applying these devices. Continue reading “How to Apply a Safety Edge to a Machine Guard — Part 2: Design Considerations”
Safety Edges are often forgotten as safeguarding devices. Most machinery engineers and designers are familiar with interlocking devices and light curtains, but once we step away from the familiar, our understanding of how to apply safeguarding devices like a safety edge becomes a bit foggy. Continue reading “How to Apply a Safety Edge to a Machine Guard — Part 1: Pressure-sensitive devices”