In April 2018 BSI published PD ISO/TS 19837:2018, which is the UK implementation of the new international Technical Specification ISO/TS 19837:2018, ‘Safety of machinery. Trapped key interlocking devices. Principles for design and selection.’ Procter Machine Safety is offering a free white paper that explains the implications for the use of trapped key interlocks on machine guards.
Steve Allen CMSE, a Member of UK standards committee BSI MCE/3 (Safeguarding of machinery), a Certified Machinery Safety Expert and National Sales Manager of Procter Machine Safety, explains the implications of Brexit for machinery safety standards and regulations in the UK.
BSI has published BS EN 60204-1:2018 ‘Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines – Part 1: General requirements’, which supersedes and replaces the previous edition.
Procter Machine Safety has published a new edition of its popular free guide to machinery guarding standards. The 13th edition of ‘On Your Guard’ includes important changes to machine guarding standards since the 12th edition was published in March 2018, plus updated accident statistics from the HSE.
Procter Machine Safety has invested in new machinery that will increase production capacity and enable the business to meet the growing demands and requirements of its customers.
Procter Machine Safety is launching a comprehensive Machine Risk Assessment and PUWER Assessment service, headed by National Sales Manager Steve Allen, who has recently completed a Pilz TUV-accredited course and qualified as a Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE).
Procter Machine Safety is offering a free Safety Distance Calculator for establishing the required safety distances and heights of machine guards in accordance with BS EN 294, ‘Safety of machinery – Safety distances to prevent danger zones being reached by the upper limbs’.
Procter Machine Safety has released a new video that presents the latest version of the BS EN ISO 12100:2010 Machinery Risk Assessment Calculator and demonstrates its ease of use.
We are delighted to announce we have launched an all-new website that is clearer, easier to navigate, and now includes an online shop for SATECH modular perimeter machine guarding components.