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Functional Safety Evaluation Provides Peace of Mind 07 November 2018

Every safety-related product or system, whether it’s a burglar alarm, clothes dryer, industrial machine or a life-saving medical device, must perform safely and reliably. To help ensure they do, it is paramount that companies seek evaluation for compliance to applicable functional safety standards. CSA Group can help....

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The Need for Cybersecurity in Hazardous Locations Industries 23 October 2018

Despite recent economic challenges, the demand for equipment used in hazardous locations (HazLoc) is surging. Free trade pacts, adoption of IEC standards, the creation of regional and international certification schemes, and partnerships among certification agencies have contributed to this growth. ...

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Addressing Machine and System Operational Risks in The Safety Cycle 08 October 2018

In manufacturing, it is not enough to say that the operation of machines and systems is critical to the creation of the end product. “Operation” is only one part of the equation. Efficient production of end products depends on the correct operation of machines and systems in all scenarios. ...

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CSA Group UK’s late-2018 / early-2019 training programme is available to book! See our latest training offers below 01 October 2018

Our courses cover the latest legislative requirements for the Ex market - 95% of attendees have said they would recommend a CSA Group training course to their colleagues. Hazardex readers’ discount of 10% - quote HAZARDEX 2018 when booking on our 2018 open courses* ...

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Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Advanced Cyber Threats 25 September 2018

As the industrial and manufacturing sectors continue the shift from centralized to decentralized operations, the world of production as we know it will change completely. This new era, commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0, is characterized by—smart manufacturing processes where a plethora of intelligent machines, systems, and networks independently exchange and respond to information to manage production.

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Reaping the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) – Read our latest white paper! 11 September 2018

The transformative forces that shape the near future of industrialized nations come with several definitions, depending on perspective and focus – the 4th Industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and Smart  Manufacturing to name a few. ...

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Designing, testing and certifying personal protective equipment for an automated world 28 August 2018

Standards and certification services for personal protective equipment (PPE) have helped to prevent workplace injuries and deaths for years. As the last line of defense against hazards that cannot be controlled at the source or along the path to the worker, PPE provides an added level of protection. But is industrial automation beginning to reduce the need for PPE?...

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Early Collaboration Can Lead to a Better Certification Experience – Read our latest perspectives 15 August 2018

Launching your product can be a long and complex process that is full of surprises. Submitting a product for certification without taking the proper approach can lead to an over-budget project that misses your critical launch date. Following these steps on how to engage your third-party testing & certification provider earlier in product development can help make your certification process run smoother....

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The continued rise of Industrial robots for use in hazardous locations – Read our latest white paper! 26 July 2018

Safety is always a paramount task when it comes to working in hazardous locations (HazLoc), particularly in a potentially explosive environment. These working environments include automotive, subsea missions, leaks in oil fields, materials handling, welding, and painting. ...

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Breaking Down Cybersecurity and Functional Safety Requirements for Industrial Control Systems – register for our latest webinar! 18 May 2018

Industry 4.0, has given way to “smart” production models that help achieve efficiencies and boost performance, but connecting assets through networks comes with significant risks. Many ICS cyber-attacks in recent years have sought to violate the availability of these systems, disrupting normal industrial functions and operations. Implementing best practices in ICS security can help you mitigate these risks....