Category Archives: Robotic Safety

Robotic System Planning and Risk Assessment

The decision to add robotics to any work environment must be preceded by system planning and risk assessment. Conducting the risk assessment involves identifying the purpose of the robot, determining how it will be used, and determining how it could be misused. Risk assessment also provides an opportunity to identify the physical and operational limitations […]

Maintaining a Safe Robotic Work Environment

Robots have become widely used by many manufacturers to improve productivity and efficiency. Newer developments such as machine vision technology have expanded robotic automation to include an even wider array of applications. In some cases collaborative robots work directly with people to optimize processes. As the use of robotics becomes more common, consideration must be […]