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Document ID (ISN)76950
CIS number 01-1012
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1310-0
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSG 43
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Industrial robot safety
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2000. iv, 51p. Illus. 27 ref. Price: GBP 13.50.
Abstract This second edition of the guidance note on industrial robot safety (for the first edition issued in 1988, see CIS 89-1241) takes into account technical developments as well as recent safety and health laws and regulations. It sets out recommendations for safeguarding industrial robots commonly used for welding, painting and assembly tasks. Contents: safeguarding robot systems; safety at the design stage, and during installation, commissioning, use, programming and maintenance; training; identification of hazards and assessment of risk; safeguarding methods; interfacing with the robot controller. An appendix includes seven case studies of safeguarding in real installations.
Descriptors (primary) automation; United Kingdom; safety by design; training material; robots
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; case study; maintenance; training manuals; safety guides; safety planning; data sheet; safety training in industry; hazard evaluation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) OSH training