Hazard control of robot work area

Risto Kuivanen

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Measures which govern robotics safety have been implemented to varying degrees in different cultures and countries. Different approaches to robotics safety reflect different procedures and philosophies regarding work. At one extreme, robot users may accept a high level of risk by operating robots without safety equipment. To avoid this situation, every attempt should be made to heighten worker awareness of safety rules and regulations. Whatever the philosophy of the workplace, the safe operation of robots should be a top priority.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman-Robot Interaction
EditorsWaldemar Karwowski, Mansour Rahimi
Place of PublicationLondonBristol
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Print)978-0-429-21791-3, 0-85066-809-3
Publication statusPublished - 1992
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


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