Alexandra Dopplinger is Freescale's global segment marketing manager for Robotics and Factory Automation. She has 11 years experience in semiconductor industry, 10 years in telecom, a year in the coordination and protection division of an electric utility and a patent for a redundant network solution. Her B.Eng. Electrical Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) has led to roles ranging from hardware and system design, product management, and marketing. Today, she advises Freescale product teams about how to grow industrial business and spreads the word about new solutions for robotics and control systems. Alex loves music and is learning violin along with her sons.
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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