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Understanding the Safety of Collaborative Robots

Whenever it is feasible to utilize robots in the factory, manufacturers will often find that option irresistible. It is universally agreed that robotics technology has enabled significant ...
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In Process Industry, Cyber Security is inseparable from Functional Safety

The stakes are high in process industry: everything moves fast, in large quantity, and exposed to a wide range of hazards. Cyber Security is now added into the industrial operations risks too, but it ...
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The Trinity of Industrial Cyber Security

Cyber Security may not be a new term for the general public, but it is definitely a new world altogether in the industrial sector. It has never been an issue for traditional factories or plants ...
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Mind your “I”s and “O”s in Industrial Cyber Security

 This is a review of the Panel Discussion session in Asia ICS Cyber Security in Singapore: ‘The “I”s and “O”s’, a reference to the ‘I/O devices’ in Industrial Control System (ICS), as well as the ...
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Game-Based Learning – A Non-Trivial Pursuit?

A common frustration within major hazard industries is that accidents continue to happen even though we go to great trouble to train our personnel to avoid them. Making learning stick is a universal ...
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Why fire and gas detector mapping is key to improved safety in oil and gas facilities

Fixed fire and gas detection systems in processing facilities typically ensure that risk mitigation systems such as isolation, blowdown and active fire protection are activated in the event of a ...
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An Introduction to Land Use Planning Criteria for Pipelines

In practice, the segregation of hazardous industries and populated areas is not always practicable. Urban expansion and industrial development can often lead to an increased pressure to site ...
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‘Operationalising’ Your Safety Case – Engaging the Workforce

The development or revision of a health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) case inevitably involves significant time and effort, with input from a wide range of people and departments. However, ...
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