New machine safety website launches

New online resource tool

Canada’s leading business-to-business magazines that promote workplace and machine safety have joined forces to help Canadian manufacturers and safety professionals learn more about machine safety and introduce them to the latest technologies.

Canadian Occupational Safety, Manufacturing Automation and Design Product News magazines, have created a new online resource to help machinery builders create safer machines and helps manufacturers understand how to use technology to make their machines safer and protect workers.

Visitors to will find relevant articles and case studies, video demonstrations, links to industry events and training, and can source new products and technologies from machine guarding and safeguarding, to safety switches, light curtains, optical guards, safety mats, perimeter and area guards, and industrial automation technology.

Safety professionals are keenly aware of the regulatory changes and other pressures that are forcing them to adopt technologies to make their machines safer. But they need access to the technology and suppliers that can help them.

Improper machine safeguarding is a consistent source of violations, results in heavy fines and penalties from regulators and inspectors, and far too often results in injuries and deaths to workers will help machine builders source and specify the parts and technologies they need to build safer machines, and it will also help the owners and operators of existing machines learn how they can retrofit and add new devices and technologies to their current machinery. will draw on content from leading automation and safety magazines, industry experts, standards and regulatory bodies, and the leading technology providers, suppliers and distributors.