Cognex Corp. has announced a new series of free machine vision seminars exclusively for manufacturing professionals. Each of these half-day events combine a machine vision basics tutorial with a live vision sensor demonstration. The seminars run from February through June in major cities across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. To register for a seminar online, go to www.cognex.com/seminar or call 1-800-677-2646.
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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