June 6, 2018

Equipment such as pellet mills and hammer mills create a dangerous workplace within the food and grain industry. Watch the video as Brian Sebastian, Midwest Sales Engineer, discusses the typical dangers within the industry and how trapped key interlock safety solutions allow employees to return home safely at the end of the day.

Following the greatly publicized issues British Airways IT Facility recently faced with unauthorized disconnection and connection of power by an unauthorized engineer at their IT Center, there will be many questions asked about how this can be avoided and the impact to customers averted.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40159202

The technology to prevent this kind of costly mistake is already widely used across the data center and switchgear industries. That technology is trapped key interlocks sa...

February 22, 2017

Lockout-tagout procedures are well-known in the industrial safety sector. However, lesser-known trapped key interlocks offer another level of safety. With TKIs mounted permanently on equipment, operation is impossible until the equipment has been made safe. The key is trapped in the control panel and can only be released once the machine’s power supply has been safely isolated.

When properly applied, a TKI safety system can make a significant contribution to worker safety.

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November 28, 2016

Kirk access interlocks increase safety in switchgear applications, prevent arc flash

North Canton, Ohio (November 28, 2016) – KIRK interlocking products provide safe access to switchgear within HV substations. Trapped key access interlocks and key exchange units restrict physical entry and prevent dangerous operating conditions, ensuring that personnel operate equipment according to the correct sequence of operation.

Trapped key interlocks prevent injury to personnel, protect equipment from damage...

August 15, 2016

Watch for our Ad in the September 2016 print and online publication of Facility Safety Management.

Mitigating risks on energized electrical equipment:

- Ensures predetermined sequence of safety operations

-  Prevents unintentional access to hazardous areas

Engineered to keep them safe at work.

Watch for our Ad in the August 2016 print and online publication of Oil & Gas Engineering.

Mitigate hazardous risks with trapped key interlock sequenced process safety systems.

Watch for our Ad in the June 2016 print and online publication of Facility Safety Management.

Mitigating risks before they enter

     - Ensures predetermined sequence of safety operations

     - Time delay solutions to ensure dissipation of hazardous energy

Engineered to keep them safe at work.

April 18, 2016

Watch for our ad in the May 2016 print and online publication of Facility Safety Management

 

A front line safety system

  * Ensures predetermined safety sequence operations

  * Isolation, transfer/dissipation, and access to control hazardous energy

 

Engineered safety solutions to get them home safe.