Creating A Safe Work Environment
All applications that undergo quality control product inspection pose their own unique challenges and may require a custom tailored solution. This means that standards for safety and risk should be continually reviewed and modified, creating a safer work environment for suppliers, users and customers.
‘Equipment Safety for Product Inspection’ defines what the industry standard of ‘safety’ is and why there is so much increased interest in safe work environments. It identifies the common global safety standards used for product inspection equipment, outlines safety organization’s terms and gives a detailed walkthrough of correct processes for risk assessment evaluations. This white paper defines what a ‘safe machine design’ is, including safe electrical design, safety circuits and safety categories as given in the ISO 13849-1.