• Jun 6, 2016

    Working Collaboratively with Robots: Robot Safety Requirements

    Human-robot collaboration is one of the newest trends in the robotics industry. Done correctly, this practice has proven viable and very successful. Whenever robots and humans share a common workplace, safety is vital. This is especially true with the new breed of collaborative cage-free robot, many of which are designed to operate shoulder-to-shoulder with their human counterparts. This webinar will familiarize attendees with the regulations and standards applicable to robotics in the United States. Topics will include:...More
  • May 12, 2016

    Creating a Culture of Safety through Contractor Management

    Four years ago, Xcel Energy began implementing an effective contractor prequalification and safety management program. Today they have one of the best run programs that BROWZ has seen. They have levels of compliance over 90%, they have a deep knowledge and interaction with their contractors and suppliers in order to work together on the "Journey to Zero." Learn how Xcel Energy has been so effective in maintaining positive relationships with their contractors and also achieving a level of scrutiny that brings assurance of a safe working environment....More
  • Apr 12, 2016

    Machine Guarding -- Tamper Resistance and Fault Masking

    Machine guarding and associated standards are changing and evolving. Serious injuries from machinery have occurred from temporary or permanent bypassing of guarding. Additionally, common faults in series connected safety circuits have the potential of going undetected due to fault masking....More
  • Mar 22, 2016

    Tips for Reducing Compressed Air Waste

    The US Department of Energy estimates that half of all compressed air is wasted. While compressed air is necessary for nearly all manufacturing processes, it is very costly to produce. Join compressed air experts Michael Camber and Neil Mehltretter as they cover no cost, low cost, and lasting ways to reduce compressed air waste, including:...More
  • EHS Today & Lewellyn webinar
    Mar 16, 2016

    Building a Complete Arc Flash Safety Program with NFPA 70E

    The practical application of NFPA 70E to real-world electrical safety programs and OSHA compliance can be confusing and overwhelming. In this presentation, Jay Smith of Lewellyn Technology provides an in-depth look at the requirements found in the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace....More
  • Feb 25, 2016

    11 Ways to Jumpstart your Contractor Pre-Qualification Program

    The use of contractors can be both a great opportunity and a challenge. Contractors and suppliers bring specialization of skills and equipment. However, they can also bring risk to the companies that employ them. More and more companies are seeing the need for pre-qualifying contractors and suppliers. This could include verifying insurance requirements and tracking safety trends, as well ensuring social responsibility and financial health....More
  • Feb 24, 2016

    Strategies for Success in ISO 14001:2015: What You Need to Know

    The ISO 14001 standard was revised in September 2015—changes made to the standard ensure that it responds to the latest trends and is compatible with other standards. The revision follows a required high-level structure seen in standards like ISO 9001 and common core management system terms and definitions to make compliance and integration easier for companies that conform to more than one standard. While companies have a period of 3 years to transition, to ensure a seamless process companies should start preparing now....More
  • Dec 9, 2015

    Lock Out / Tag Out Or Machine Guarding

    One of the challenges that continues to be controversial and has sparked numerous debates within organizations is proper application of LOTO....More
  • Dec 10, 2015

    The True Cost of Workplace Hand Injuries -- How Behavioral Strategies Can Help Make the Cut

    Hand injuries represent one quarter of all industrial accidents, a surprising statistic considering the availability of information and technology that makes outright prevention an achievable target. But this is possible only when safety efforts emphasize the right objectives, eliminating high-risk behaviors, rather than focusing on the symptoms of on the job injuries....More
  • Oct 28, 2015

    Ergonomics - Taking a Proactive Approach to Safe Design

    Ergonomics is the scientific study of the worker/machine interface; examining the capabilities and limitations of the worker in relation to the demands of the machine, job and work environment....More

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