The RN221N combined active barrier and power supply is SIL2 rated and provides galvanic isolation for the 4 to 20 mA measured signal. It is suitable for use in hazardous areas and can be powered by 20 to 250 VAC/DC, reducing the need for different versions across the plant.
Contrary to traditional OHS views regarding emergency evacuations, a fire engineer advocates the value of using lifts as well as stairs in the evacuation of a building.
NOPSA reccommends a formal competency management be put in place to improve safety for workers on offshore petroleum facilities.
Researchers at the University of South Australia were awarded the prestigious (IEA)/Liberty Mutual Medal foir their landmark study on OHS for the Australian mining industry.
A trenching collapse that killed a construction worker in New Zealand has sparked a call by safety regulators for a more proactive approach to ensure the safety of constrction workers. Callum Molloy Ltd was fined for failing to get geotechnical advice on the stability of the material surrounding the trench walls, failing to cut the trench back to a safe slope and starting work without notifying the Department of Labour.
A worker, one week into a new job, was killed when a machine he was inside for cleaning was activated. The machine was not isolated or locked out to prevent activation.