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.
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.
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...