The topics of "alternative facts" and “fake news” are spreading worldwide - even in the safety and standards world, this topic is rearing its ugly head. Frankly, I’m really surprised at not only how people are reading standards, but how they are interpreting them!
A brand – the very essence of everything the company represents and what it will pass on. Imagine an empty pie dish, with only the crust. The pie isn’t interesting until the content’s added.
You may think that a mesh panel is a simple product - metal wires welded together to form mesh, then placed onto a tubular welded frame.
If your machinery is connected to the internet - DEFINITELY! Even if your machinery is connected to a local Wi-Fi LAN network it can be hacked.
Imagine a group of cavemen, let’s call them “the Flintstones”, in a cave. The rain is pouring down and they are squeezed together to avoid getting wet.
An automated production line with a machine guarding will – of course – require a door somewhere so that personnel can enter for maintenance purposes.