We created this machine safety guide with manufacturers in mind. Executives and operations teams alike want to know that their employees are safe and the organization does not experience both personal and financial impact due to poor machine guarding.
Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
Manufacturing solutions leader, Grantek Systems Integration, is pleased to introduce the Machine Safety Guide for Manufacturers. The free, robust 26-page download will help manufacturing organizations truly understand machine guarding and plant safety in order to improve employee safety and reduce machine down time. In addition, the guide includes a Machine Guarding Self-Assessment which allows manufacturers to assess how they are currently performing in the area of machine safety.
The Machine Safety Guide for Manufacturers covers a variety of areas that all manufacturers should be up to speed on including:
- Costs of Not Implementing Machine Guarding Best Practices,
- Difference between Machine Safety Regulations and Machine Safety Standards,
- Machine Safety Regulatory Requirements in Canada, U.S.A., and Europe,
- 8 Steps to Successful Machine Guarding,
- Common Machine Guarding Mistakes,
- Machine Guarding Solutions, and
- Machine Guarding Technologies.
Costs of Not Implementing Machine Guarding Best Practices explores the total costs; indirect costs can be up to 20 times that of direct costs. The Machine Safety Guide for Manufacturers also takes a deep look into the differences between safety standards vs. safety regulations and, additionally how they are different across the globe. Grantek’s machine safety guide also takes readers through a defined 8 step process to ensure your machine guarding strategy is successful. Lastly, the plant safety guide takes a deep dive into common machine guarding mistakes, solutions and emerging technologies that can help improve your machine guarding process. The Machine Safety Guide is geared towards manufacturers’ management and operations teams.
“We created this machine safety guide with manufacturers in mind. Executives and operations teams alike want to know that their employees are safe and the organization does not experience both personal and financial impact due to poor machine guarding,” said Dave Patterson, Owner of Grantek Systems Integration. “We encourage manufacturing executives and plant managers to take the opportunity to download the Machine Guarding Guide for Manufacturers. It is an excellent tool for fully assessing, developing and improving your manufacturing machine and plant safety strategy.”
Manufacturing executives and managers interested in obtaining the Machine Safety Guide for Manufacturers can download the guide for free at the Machine Guarding Guide for Manufacturers download page. Interested parties can also contact a plant safety specialist with any questions or to help with the assessment guide by email at plantsafety(at)grantek(dot)com.
“At Grantek, we want to help manufacturers achieve operational excellence in all areas of their organization. We have our finger on the pulse of the manufacturing industry and knew that an actionable guide focusing on machine safety was just what the industry needed,” said Michael Lohmeyer, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Grantek. “We are always exploring ways to provide tools and information to support the manufacturing community whether it is a download, a video or our manufacturing industry blog.”
Grantek delivers operational excellence from strategy through execution. We are trained experts with extensive experience in the manufacturing and ERP environments. We see the whole plant floor and understand manufacturing operations from plant floor to head office.
Our clients are among the most respected manufacturers of global brands, as well as niche manufacturers seeking to outdistance their competition, improve profit margins and enhance efficiencies.
About Grantek Systems Integration
Grantek is a leading provider of manufacturing IT solutions, integrated manufacturing automation, plant safety solutions and plant maintenance services. Our dedication to continuous improvement in manufacturing helps our clients reduce machine down time, increase production capacity, improve product quality and achieve operational excellence.
For more information about Grantek Systems Integration, please visit http://www.grantek.com or email operationalexcellence(at)grantek(dot)com.