Articles & News on Human Factors and Ergonomics
- by Claudia Jarrett
- April 29, 2022
Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains why Industry 4.0 and key performance indicators (KPIs) are crucial to establishing a positive working culture in manufacturing environments.
- by Melissa Landon
- September 21, 2021
David Strobhar, one of three ISA Fellows named in 2021, is being honored for applying human factors in control system human machine interfaces and alarm management to improve safety and productivity.
- by Blake Cawley
- April 28, 2021
There has been an increased focus on creating or improving automated manufacturing lines to comply with COVID-19 social distancing recommendations, while not compromising work safety and production stability. Linear Displacement Transducers (LDTs), often referred to as linear position sensors, play an important role in today's sophisticated, automated machinery.
- April 20, 2021
ODVA announces that the April 2021 publication of the DeviceNet and ControlNet Specifications have replaced the usage of the words “master” and “slave” within ODVA references.
- March 19, 2021
Data also suggests workers are likely to leave current jobs for opportunities that offer a more modern, digital work environment.
- January 25, 2021
After decades of designing and building industry-leading industrial polyethylene chemical storage tanks from their flagship manufacturing facility in Corona, California, Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc. is ready to start growing again—on the east coast.
- by Claudia Jarret
- January 15, 2021
Claudia Jarret, US country manager at EU Automation, explains that if manufacturers want to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, they mustn’t overlook the importance of reskilling their workforce for maximum economic recovery.
- January 5, 2021
Industry leaders to provide guidance on global implementation of software-defined power.
- December 15, 2020
It’s been a record year for automation parts supplier EU Automation, who managed to create new jobs and boost sales despite challenging times.
- by Bryan Christiansen
- December 1, 2020
Industrial automation has been a bit slower to make an impact on the maintenance department. The nature of the work and the conservative tendencies of industry are perhaps some reasons for this. Recently, though, there has been more focus on automation in maintenance. These efforts have led to influence maintenance in several ways, which will be covered below.
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