What's one of the fastest growing industry areas today? According to an ARC Advisory Group study, it's the supplier-provided automation services market. The $9.2 billion market in 2003 is expected to jump to $15 billion by 2008, a 9.1-percent compound annual growth rate. This means more products and services aimed at helping users reach real-time performance management. Read more at http://rbi.ims.ca/3858-521.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
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