Machine Safety Articles

  • Situational Awareness: The Often-Ignored Hazard Control

    Within the scope and context of high-reliability safety cultures, hazard control extends into a third dimension of situational awareness beyond conditions and behaviors. While safe conditions are both required by regulatory compliance measures (OSHA, n.d.) as well as promulgated by national consensus standards and provide basic hazard control mechanisms for stagnant hazards such as machinery ...

  • 6 Typical electrical hazards in the workplace

    What’s at Stake? Electrical shock is a leading cause of workplace fatalities and almost every day approximately one electrocution, 10 disabling injuries and 100 electrical shocks are reported. What’s the Danger? There are four main electricity-related injuries:  Electrocution; Shock, which is caused when ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Keep your Guard Up around Machines

    What’s at Stake?  Exposure to unguarded or improperly guarded machines causes over 1000 deaths and 20,000 serious cuts, crushing injuries, scalpings and amputations every year. These injuries are gruesome, painful and often disabling and happen when working with any machine or tool that can punch, spin, rotate, shear, bend, cut, roll, grind or slice. ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Rear Loaded Garbage Body Parts

    Hydraulic garbage trucks are home waste collecting and transporting vehicles which are loaded either by hand or by container. In garbage trucks produced by HİDRO-MAK, body, discharge plate, hopper, compaction plate and hydraulic-pneumatic-electric diagrams are produced as a whole. ...


    By HidroMak

  • Large-scale PV power plants : Maintenance Pays Off

    Large-scale PV power plants are an investment in the future. Careful planning and SMA technology perfectly adapted to operator needs ensure that every plant is profitable and produces high yields. Regular maintenance is necessary to guarantee all plant components run safely and optimally, long term. They prevent smaller and larger defects from being overlooked and thus exert a considerable ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • Advantage of Shengyang Hermos CNC Internal Grinding Machine

    Advantage of Shengyang Hermos CNC Internal Grinding Machine is as below: 1. This CNC Internal Grinding machine uses a transparent protective bulletproof glass, to meet a wider range of vision safety premise (three sides transparent), easy to observe the internal situation. ...


  • Lean Green Transportation Machines—Adopting Strategies for the Future

    The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure and changing human behavior. That may sound difficult, but it is happening now. For example, bike sharing programs are being instituted in many cities. The goal is to reduce short car trips within the city that lead ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

    The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure and changing human behavior. That may sound difficult, but it is happening now. For example, bike sharing programs are being instituted in many cities. The goal is to reduce short car trips within the city ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Cleantech Trends that will Change Our Future

    The terms ‘ground-breaking’ or ‘game-changing’ are frequently used to describe a new technology, or to market an innovation that supposedly will change our world forever. The truth is, we seldom really know how a new technology will unfold and how, over time, it will become part of our daily lives. The personal computer, digital imaging, genetic engineering, and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How to Handle the Wire Stripping Machine Properly?

    As we all know, the first thing for us is to study how to operate it after buying a new wire stripping machine. So it’s better to read and study the instruction manual carefully and make sure that you have paid enough attention to the safety. In order to help you avoid accidents and prolong the ...

  • Leveraging Emergency Preparedness to Align with Business Continuity Planning

    Utilities need to ensure that critical systems and processes can be restored in a timely manner during a crisis, with reduced negative operational and financial impacts. The marcus evans Business Continuity & Organizational Resilience for Utilities Conference will address major topics such as preparing for major storms and natural disasters, business continuity planning, critical ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • Knowing New Advanced Features of Gum Removal Machines

    Wads of chewing gum stuck on surfaces are undoubtedly a repelling sight. Many people do not give a second thought to where they dispose their gum. As a result, pesky gum wads can now be found littered among all kinds of places ranging from restaurants, malls, and schools to theaters, retail stores, and hospitals. Thankfully, it is now possible to attain professional-level gum removal results ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Baler Spotlight – CK500W

    The CK500W mill sized baler is a wider version of the CK500V LUD. The benefit of this baler is the large feed opening, giving it the capability to take larger material without the need to fold it. This saves time when loading the baler. The CK500W baler has a slide up door for minimum operating space and easy loading. It has an advanced tying system so that the baler can be placed against a ...


    By CK International Ltd.

  • A new sustainability model for machining processes

    It is generally recognised that the sustainability concept integrates economic, environmental and social aspects. It would be interesting for manufacturers to be able to know which process, workpiece materials or machining condition is more sustainable than another. In this paper, a new model for the sustainability in the machining field is proposed with the goal to increase productivity, reduce ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy related environmental impact reduction opportunities in machine design: case study of a laser cutting machine

    Energy consumption is responsible for a substantial part of the environmental impact generated by industrial production (Gutowski et al., 2006). Currently, minimising the energy consumption is hardly a priority for many machine designers, since they concentrate primarily on improving functionality, accuracy and safety. Nevertheless, alternative machine designs with improved energy consumption are ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • STOP IT Power Generation - Case Study

    Lead Repair in Massachusetts: A major utility in Massachusetts uses STOP IT® to repair cracks on lead covered cables which leak oil. Cable diameters range in size from 1' to 4' and carry electricity @ 5, 13.8 and 25 KVA. Two to three rolls of STOP IT® are used on each application. Quote: 'Very good product. Sets up well, smooths out perfect, sealed crack good.' Hats Off in ...


    By InduMar Products, Inc.

  • STOP IT Commercial Marine - Case Study

    Emergency Resposnse: STOP IT® was used to repair the vent stacks on the barge M/V Mr. Barry when it struck the Louisa Bridge. A Cargo Tanker out of Lousiana: STOP IT® was used to repair an electrical conduit inside a cargo tank. The pipe was a 1' stainless steel line with a temperature range of 60° – 100°F. One roll of STOP IT® was used. Quote: 'We used ...


    By InduMar Products, Inc.

  • STOP IT - Pulp & Paper Mills - Case Study

    A Paper Mill in Texas: STOP IT® is used on several different types of pipes, pressures, and temperatures as a routine maintenance tool. Steel, copper, stainless, galvanized, black iron, aluminum, PVC, and fiberglass are the types of pipes that they have repaired with STOP IT®. Pressures have ranged from 120psi to 600psi with temperatures from ambient to 212°F. STOP IT® has been ...


    By InduMar Products, Inc.

  • STOP IT Power Generation - Case Study

    Lead Repair in Massachusetts: A major utility in Massachusetts uses STOP IT® to repair cracks on lead covered cables which leak oil. Cable diameters range in size from 1' to 4' and carry electricity @ 5, 13.8 and 25 KVA. Two to three rolls of STOP IT® are used on each application. Quote: 'Very good product. Sets up well, smooths out perfect, sealed crack good.' Hats Off in ...


    By InduMar Products, Inc.

  • On system validity, quasi-experiments, and safety: a critique of NUREG/CR-6393

    Based on the methods of Cook and Campbell (1979), a quasi-experimental validation model for complex human–machine systems has been recommended for the final evaluation of nuclear power plant control rooms (O'Hara et al., 1997). This model-based approach to validating systems and assuring safety is critiqued in terms of experimental theory and engineering practice. It is concluded that the model ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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