Posted at 28 January 2019

What is the Impact of Industry 4.0 on Safety?

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By Richard Ludlam
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Intrigued by all things engineering, as a youngster I originally looked to understand how things work then, how to make them work better.

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The Campbell Institute Symposium of the National Safety Council has recently focused on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on safety.

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According to the symposium, businesses must become more familiar with the safety implications of emerging technologies, such as smart PPE, and ensure that these product prices are included in future budgets. A technology roadmap can then be created which provides a foundation for planning other aspects of safety that must support the technology and helps to develop an overall strategy.

Crucially, the strategy must centre around providing customers with added-value and helping them to do their jobs more safely while considering leadership, culture and measurement, so that these elements are closely aligned with Industry 4.0.

 

This Article Appeared in Know+How Magazine Issue 36 Industrial Digitalisation

There is no denying the prospect of industrial digitalisation is both exciting and daunting in equal measure and no doubt each of you will be at different stages on the road to digital transformation. 

In our latest edition we want to help demystify this familiar buzzword into tangible day-to-day processes. We'll be providing you with an update on the latest news and technology available, taking an in-depth look at Industry 4.0 and all that comes with it, outlining some ways in which the industry can work together.

See page 6!

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