Laser Safety with Johnny Jones — V2N4

Lasers have become ubiq­ui­tous since their inven­tion, bring­ing relat­ed safe­ty haz­ards with them. Laser safe­ty is cov­ered in a few stan­dards, includ­ing ANSI Z136.1, CSA E60825‑1 and IEC 60825–1. Laser safe­ty train­ing is avail­able from a few sources. In this episode, Doug talks to John­ny Jones of Laser Pro­fes­sion­als about this impor­tant top­ic. Tran­script Doug interviews… 

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V2N3–Introducing ISO 13849–1, Reliability of Safety Related Parts of Control Systems

Intro­duc­ing ISO 13849–1 2006 This show, dis­cussing ISO 13849–1, was record­ed live at the 2007 CSA/RIA Robot­ic Safe­ty Con­fer­ence in Toron­to, Ontario in March 2007. If you need more cur­rent infor­ma­tion, see the series of posts on this top­ic on our blog: Cir­cuit Archi­tec­tures Explored How to do an ISO 13849 Analy­sis (9 parts) If you need… 

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Hazard Identification — V2N2

Tran­script Time Top­ic Relat­ed Links 00:00 Wel­come to the Safe­ty Guy Pod­cast!   01:24 Where I’ve been the last 2–1/2 months   01:48 Mail Bag   04:51 Recap of the last show. Con­tact Tom Doyle at Indus­tri­al Safe­ty Inte­gra­tion to find out more about CIRSMA Risk Man­age­ment Soft­ware.   05:50 Pod­Camp Toron­to 07   07:03 Haz­ard Identification… 

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Risk Scoring Systems—An Interview with Tom Doyle — Episode V2N1

Risk scor­ing sys­tems In this episode, Doug inter­views Tom Doyle of Indus­tri­al Safe­ty Inte­gra­tion, a Cana­di­an com­pa­ny that is offer­ing risk assess­ment soft­ware to help prac­ti­tion­ers bet­ter struc­ture their risk assess­ments and pro­duce reports need­ed for oth­er safe­ty engi­neer­ing and reg­u­la­to­ry com­pli­ance require­ments. Tran­script One of the key tools in car­ry­ing out a risk assessment… 

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Design Methodology and The Myth of Common Sense — Episode V1N2

Design method­ol­o­gy and the Myth of Com­mon Sense Tran­script Time Top­ic Relat­ed Links 00:00 What’s on this episode?   1:34 Design Method­ol­o­gy The Risk Reduc­tion Hier­ar­chy: Eliminate/Substitute, Safe­guard, Warn, Train, PPEDis­cussing the effec­tive­ness of each step in reduc­ing risk. EN 292–1 (obso­lete), EN 292–2 (obso­lete), ISO 12100–1 (obso­lete), ISO 12100–2 (obso­lete), CSA Z432EN 292 and ISO 12100–1/-2…

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Who is the Safety Guy? What is Safety Engineering? Episode V1N1

Who is the Safe­ty Guy? What is Safe­ty Engi­neer­ing? Wel­come to the first episode in the Safe­ty Guy pod­cast. In this show, your host, Doug Nix, will share a vari­ety of per­spec­tives on machin­ery safe­ty top­ics. In this episode you’ll get to know a bit about Doug and his back­ground, then you’ll learn a bit… 

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