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Robotics Is Evolving and so Are Risk Assessments

During the last 50 years or so, industrial robots have been increasingly used in manufacturing industries around the world. The technology has been evolving and adapting to the needs of its users. Over the years people have been doing their best to analyze the safety aspects related to a robotic cell. Of course, accidents happened and risk assessments became more crucial. At the same time, safety standards and safety components have also been evolving to better address safety issues related to robotics. Let’s look at where we stand today.

Alexandre Pare
By Alexandre Pare
on Apr 07, 2016 7:00 AM. 7 min read time
 
Robotics Is Evolving and so Are Risk Assessments

During the last 50 years or so, industrial robots have been increasingly used in manufacturing industries around the world....

Alexandre Pare
By Alexandre Pare
on Apr 07, 2016 7:00 AM
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