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Accepting Change is Necessary to Improve Machine Safety
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Accepting Change is Necessary to Improve Safety

George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” Both employees and management may resist changes necessary to improve safety and keep OSHA at bay.
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Siemens introduces SITRANS LH100 submersible pressure transmitter

Siemens introduces the SITRANS LH100 submersible level transducer for use in hydrostatic level applications.
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B&R: One Cable for Safety, Fieldbus Systems

No more hard wiring with openSAFETY control panels.
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Note to Automation Suppliers: Manage the Complexity

No longer just a tool for control, automation systems must operate as business tools, managing all the complexities of an entire operations, noted retired Shell executive Simon Lam at the Yokogawa Users Conference.
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Start State-Based Control with Baby Steps

As you introduce batch control philosophies to your continuous processes, you might want to start small—with a small part of the operation that could use it most—to make sure you have the buy-in you need for further expansion.
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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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How Behavior-Based Safety Could Become Mainstream

However you feel about behavior-based safety and its supposed shortcomings, a variety of emerging trends and factors are aligning to make an actual BBS system both more achievable and more effective.
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Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT(TM) TL50 Tower Light Now Available in Compact Size

Banner Engineering announces a new self-contained, compact version of its industry-recognized EZ-LIGHT TL50 tower light.
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White Paper: The Risk Assessment Process

Part 2 of 5 in a series addressing the primary milestones to a safe machine
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EtherNet/IPT-enabled OS32C-4M Safety Laser Scanners from OMRON Automation and Safety Increase Safety Monitoring Flexibility and Machine Productivity

OMRON Automation and Safety’s new OS32C-4M is the latest addition to the company’s award winning family of safety laser scanners.
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