Efficient Plant June 2018 - 20

safety matters risk assessment

customers to make them aware of any residual risk
associated with equipment operation.
The end-user should reduce any further identified
risk through additional safeguards and administrative
measures, including supervision, warning signs, and
training.

Q

How can risk-assessment accuracy be
verified?

Generally, a risk assessment is considered accurate if
it can be demonstrated that all the minimum requirements established by an industry have been met or
exceeded and that results are periodically reviewed
and confirmed.

Q

How can one be certain of compliance
with standards in other countries?

Most countries have adopted ISO standards (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva,
Switzerland, iso.org). If your site has conducted a
good risk assessment, it will satisfy standards in most
countries.
 robotics
 insurance
 aerospace
 semiconductor
 transportation.

Q

Do small companies need to record the
results of a risk assessment? 

It is strongly recommended that all companies,
regardless of size, thoroughly document any risk
assessments they conduct. If a safety-related incident
should occur, this documentation can be used to
demonstrate that a risk assessment was done properly
and all necessary risk-mitigation strategies were put
into place.

Q

Do OEMs need to perform risk
assessments?

It is a minimum responsibility to consider risk
associated with all reasonably foreseeable use and/or
misuse of equipment and to design out or minimize
these risks where feasible. OEMs have a duty to their

20

| EFFICIENTPLANTMAG.COM

Q

Where does a risk assessment fit into
the safety program?

A risk assessment is listed as the second of five core
elements In OSHA's proposed safety-program rule.
It immediately follows management leadership and
employee participation. 

Q

What is an FMEA?

A Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
is one specific procedure used to conduct a risk
analysis.
When identifying hazards, it is sometimes necessary to look systematically at the components that
control the hazard or protect people from the hazards
from countless sources, e.g., valves slowing down,
brakes wearing out, mechanical-door switches failing.
If components are relied upon for safety, the failure
modes and their effect on safety must be analyzed. EP
For more information on a wide range of machine
topics and solutions, including safety, visit
bannerengineering.com.

JUNE 2018


http://www.bannerengineering.com http://www.EFFICIENTPLANTMAG.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Efficient Plant June 2018

Efficient Plant June 2018 - Cover1
Efficient Plant June 2018 - Cover2
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 1
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 2
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 3
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 4
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 5
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 6
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 7
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 8
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 9
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 10
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 11
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 12
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 13
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 14
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 15
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 16
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 17
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 18
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 19
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 20
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 21
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 22
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 23
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 24
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 25
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 26
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 27
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 28
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 29
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 30
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 31
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 32
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 33
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 34
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 35
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 36
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 37
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 38
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 39
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 40
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 41
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 42
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 43
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 44
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 45
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 46
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 47
Efficient Plant June 2018 - 48
Efficient Plant June 2018 - Cover3
Efficient Plant June 2018 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/efficient-plant-june-2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epapril2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmarch2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjanfeb2021
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjulyaug2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjune2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmay2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epapril2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmarch2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epfeb2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjan2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epnovdec2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epseptoct2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmay2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epapril2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmarch2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epfebruary2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjanuary2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epdecember2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epnovember2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epoctober2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epseptember2019
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epaugust2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/0818schneider
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjuly2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjune2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmay2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epapril2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epmarch2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epfebruary2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epjanuary2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epdecember2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epnovember2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/epoctober2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtsept2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtaugust2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjuly2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjune2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtmay2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtapril2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtmarch2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtfebruary2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjanuary2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtdecember2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtnovember2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtoctober2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtseptember2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtaugust2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjuly2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjune2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtmay2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtapril2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtmarch2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtfebruary2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtjanuary2016
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtdecember2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtnovember2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtoctober2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/mtseptember2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTAugust2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTJuly2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTJune2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/M
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/0415endress
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTApril2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTMarch2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTFebruary2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTJanuary2015
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTDecember2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTNovember2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTOctober2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTSeptember2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTAugust2014
https://www.nxtbook.com/atp/MaintenanceTechnology/MTJuly2014
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com