Steve Allen, our National Technical Sales Manager, has joined BSI’s MCE/3 committee (Safeguarding of Machinery), taking the place of Jeremy Procter, Chairman. After 32 years’ service on the committee, Jeremy is stepping down. This committee plays a crucial role in developing British, European and International machinery safety standards, as well as continuing to update PD 5304.
Great news for Procter Machine Guarding; we have won a prestigious UK award for our success in delivering customer service excellence.
Procter Machine Guarding, which as well as being the leading machinery guarding specialist in the UK also works extensively throughout Europe and further afield, is supporting the European Week for Safety and Health at Work, which runs from 24 to 30 October 2016.
Within the manufacturing industry there are a lot of rules and regulations which users need to comply with. Over many years there have been a lot of changes to the British and International safety standards, adding more rules & regulations. This is all consistent with the objective to make the manufacturing industry a safer working environment.
Procter machine guarding have decided to create a brand new brochure for their Satech range of guarding. The new brochure contains all you need to know about the cost effective perimeter guarding that Procter supply.
Procter Machine Guarding has published a new White Paper that explains the machine guarding requirements with respect to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).
Procter Machine Guarding has published a new White Paper that explains the requirements laid down in the 2016 edition of BS EN ISO 14122, Safety of machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery, Parts 1 to 4.
Guarding needs to be well designed if a machine is to operate safely and efficiently. Furthermore, guards should not be expensively over-engineered, nor should they detract from the machine’s aesthetics. In all cases, however, they should be designed in accordance with the applicable national and international standards.