I’ve noticed a lot of people looking for information on Emergency Stop categories recently; this article is aimed at those readers who want to understand this topic in more depth. First, a clarification: Emergency stop categories DO NOT EXIST, but stop categories do. A stop category is a description of a control function – what the control does – and […]
There are a number of myths that have grown up around emergency stops over the years. These myths can lead to injury or death, so it’s time for a little Myth Busting here on the MS101 blog!
Emergency stop devices are sometimes, incorrectly, used as part of a lockout procedure for machinery. Learn more about how to correctly used these devices as part of Hazardous Energy Control Procedures for industrial machinery.