Machinery Safety 101

Hazard Identification – Engineered Nanoparticles

Understanding the hazards presented by processes is critical to protecting workers. Nanoparticles are entering the workplace in new products and processes, but the hazards are not well understood. Read this article to learn more.

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Interlocked gate testing

Did you know that interlocked gates require stopping performance testing?

Machinery needs to be able to stop in the time it takes a person to open the guard and reach the hazard. If the distance from the guard opening to the hazard is short enough that a person can reach the danger point before the hazard can be controlled, the guard is useless. The resulting situation may be worse

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