With advancement in technology in recent years, many manufacturing processes have evolved to include even more machine automation, leveraging the benefits of increased production capacity, efficiency and quality, while also delivering a reduction in production operating costs. The growing use of machinery has also increased the potential risk of exposure to hazards. Modern day processes must incorporate data handling, a high level of automation, strict scheduling and rigorous safety controls. The challenge for many businesses is maintaining the highest level of health & safety during normal operation, cleaning & maintenance cycles, while keeping downtime to a minimum.
Safety Solutions Across all Industries
KIRK trapped key interlock solutions help control risk and protect personnel against risks of hazardous energy, moving equipment/machinery, and potential entrapment or confined space areas. A defined sequence of operations with KIRK interlock systems ensures a sequential safety process is followed every time, protecting equipment, and saving lives.
Our trapped key interlocking solutions can adapt to the majority of sites and existing machines in a range of segments and applications, such as:
- Aggregates & Mining
- Food Production
- Precast Concrete
- Waste & Recycling
- Pulp & Paper
- Steel & Metals
Do you have a specific safety solution that you want to discuss? Contact our KIRK Applied Engineering Services team and they will partner with you to help identify your hazards, assess your risk, evaluate your process, and design a custom interlock solution that ensures everyone has the right to be safe at work!