Safety: Risk management

Risk assessment and risk management plans help with industrial safety and machine safety efforts, using standards, processes, hardware, software, and continual education.


Safety: Risk Management, Control Engineering, May 2013, articleRisk assessment and risk management plans help with industrial safety and machine safety efforts, using standards, processes, hardware, software, and continual education. Control Engineering May 2013 North American print and digital edition included the following articles on safety. Each article is linked below, at full length, with additional information.


How to use ISO functional safety standards

Navigate and apply ISO functional safety standards using this roadmap for common-sense machine safety risk reduction.


Achieve a higher safety performance level with EN ISO 13849-1

If you do not consider yourself as one of the early adopters of ISO 13849-1, is there still time to change to comply to the machine safety standards current requirements, and what does it involve?


Safety first: Put up your guard

Case study: Machine safety culture change at global consumer products manufacturer results in closing of 69% of the major findings from global assessments; and closing of 95% of corrective actions and preventive actions from fatalities.


How to make a health, safety, and environmental plan

Making an HSE plan is more than a creating set of rules for manufacturing health, safety, and environmental activities. Here’s what you need to know about HSE.


- Articles edited by Mark T. Hoske, content manager, CFE Media, Control Engineering,


Also see the Control Engineering Machine Safety blog, with more safety advice about codes, standards, and best practices related to machine safety.

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