How Safety Light Curtains Work

  • by Russ Wood
  • News

Safety light curtains are an advanced method of safeguarding personnel around many hazardous machines. Safety light curtains offer freedom, flexibility and reduced operator fatigue when compared with traditional guarding methods such as mechanical barriers, sliding gates and pull-back restraints.

Voltage Awareness Devices Increase Electrical Safety

  • by Philip Allen
  • Opinion

Increased awareness and better safety procedures increases safety.  The NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910 describe electrical maintenance safety procedures for employer and employee

Growing Problem with Counterfeit Electrical Products

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Counterfeit electrical products are a growing problem that can have serious consequences. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reports fiscal year 2008 seizures totaled more than $272.7 million in counterfeit and pirated goods, a 38 percent increase in domestic value over fiscal year 2007. In the category of Top Safety and Security Commodities for fiscal year 2009, electrical products moved from 5th to 2nd position just behind pharmaceuticals.