A Look Inside OSHA

Episode 126

A Look Inside OSHA's Guidelines for Industrial Robot System Safety

If you are a safety professional whose company is thinking of investing in robotic systems, there are some other things you should be aware of.

Increasingly, U.S. industries are using robotic technologies to perform dangerous or repetitive tasks, and these systems are becoming more collaborative and mobile in nature. While these advances add new capabilities to work and the workplace, they also introduce new workplace hazards for those who work with, and alongside them.

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the kinds of hazards the are associated with robotic systems and how safety professionals can work to mitigate them.

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About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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