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machine safety

Safeguards that are applied to both machinery and the operators who work with them. Examples are interlocks that stop a motor if a person gets too close, guards that cover moving gears and blades and goggles and protective clothing. See safety.
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New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “Strategic Analysis of the European Machine Safety Market” (http://www.industrialautomation.frost.com), finds that the market earned revenues of $422.0 million in 2010 and estimates this to reach $565.6 million in 2017.
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The five-day course is currently being evaluated by Teesside University with the aim of gaining accreditation alongside the current Laidler University Certificate in European Machine Safety Requirements.
Changes will soon be made to some of the most fundamental and familiar standards relating to machine safety, says leading safety and compliance consultant, Laidler Associates.