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The Impact of Industrial Automation on Worker Safety

The Impact of Industrial Automation on Worker Safety


The value of human life is incalculable. Our industries and manufacturing facilities have not evolved to a stage where worker injuries are completely eliminated. But we have advanced significantly in worker safety compared to the first few epochs of the industrial revolution. This was made possible by a gradual improvement in mechanization and process automation.

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Wibu-Systems' New Karlsruhe Campus: Engineered for Security

Wibu-Systems' New Karlsruhe Campus: Engineered for Security


Advanced structural engineering made possible with CodeMeter-protected CAD technology.

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From Alarm Floods to ‘Highly Protected’ Status

From Alarm Floods to ‘Highly Protected’ Status


The Solvay Novecare chemical plant reduced downtime and improved safety by tackling an alarm management overhaul. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

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The Impact of Industrial Automation on Worker Safety

The value of human life is incalculable. Our industries and manufacturing facilities have not evolved to a stage where worker injuries are completely eliminated. But we have advanced significantly in worker safety compared to the first few epochs of the industrial revolution. This was made possible by a gradual improvement in mechanization and process automation.

Wibu-Systems' New Karlsruhe Campus: Engineered for Security

Advanced structural engineering made possible with CodeMeter-protected CAD technology.

From Alarm Floods to ‘Highly Protected’ Status

The Solvay Novecare chemical plant reduced downtime and improved safety by tackling an alarm management overhaul. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

International Robot Safety Conference Agenda Features Top Industry Experts on Latest Safety Techniques and Technologies

The virtual conference runs Sept. 20-22 and offers an in-depth overview of robot safety.

Wibu-Systems Adds its Security and Licensing Expertise for a Smarter Industrial World

Wibu-Systems, a world-renowned IT security leader at the service of connected industry, has joined prominent German and Chinese industry partners and top actors from the academic world, including Germany’s RWTH Aachen University and the Beijing University of Technology, for the ProCloud3D research project.

Contamination-free Automation

Nigel Smith, managing director of Shibaura Machine partner, TM Robotics, explains how clean room robots can eradicate the risk of human contamination.

aeSolutions Earns Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Safety Specialist Certification for the Second Time

aeSolutions announced that the company has once again earned the Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 Process Safety Specialist Certification.

Bosch Rexroth to Exhibit Advanced Technologies for Offshore and Marine Applications at OTC 2021

Booth demonstrations and special presentations highlight new systems and solutions for applications
ranging from subsea to cloud-based technologies at OTC 2021 in Houston, Texas.

New Research Uncovers 5 Vulnerabilities in Mitsubishi Safety PLCs

Nozomi Networks Labs has discovered five vulnerabilities affecting Mitsubishi safety PLCs, used in many industries. Asset owners should assess their security posture now and take general mitigations until patches are available.

Moving Manufacturing Toward Data-Driven Safety

The path forward is clear. In order to maximize their competitiveness, manufacturers will need to start automating their workplace safety much like they already automate other aspects of their operations.

Case Study: Motorhome Specialist Uses WERMA CO2 Traffic Lights to Ensure Health and Safety of All Persons Present

Hymer uses WERMA CO2 traffic lights to ensure the health and safety of all persons present.

Automatic Configuration of a Safety Instrumented System

The DeltaV SIS Configurator tool can provide a consistent approach with fewer errors and less rework. This article comes from the May 2021 issue of Intech Focus: Process Control and Safety.

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