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Safety with Compact GuardLogix 5380 SIL 3 System

Optimize your hardware investment and increase safety performance with the new Compact GuardLogix® 5380 SIL 3 controller

Pulp Molding Company Boosts Productivity

Taiwan pulp molding equipment manufacturer turned to Rockwell Automation for support on improving their product competitiveness.

Ten Worker Safety and Productivity Tips for 2020

As we enter 2020, we’ve compiled a list of 10 tips to help you meet challenges and see immediate improvements in safety and productivity.

Improve Efficiency with Smart Systems

Smart systems are the heart of digital transformation. See how you can use smart devices, smart controls, human machine interfaces and analytics to be more efficient.

LOTO Annual Audits: What You Need to Know

Lockout/tagout annual audits are essential for maintaining a compliant program. They allow LOTO programs to be reviewed for gaps and deficiencies.

LOTO OSHA Compliance: What You Need to Know

Is your lockout/tagout program compliant with OSHA regulations? LOTO OSHA violations are incredibly common for manufacturers. How to avoid fines and stay in compliance.

LOTO Training Protects Workers and Manufacturers

Lockout/tagout training is required by OSHA for authorized employees and affected employees. Learn what should be included and how often it’s needed.

Lockout/Tagout Procedures: Do Additions Help?

When it comes to lockout/tagout procedures, is it helpful or unnecessary to add information to the document? The answer isn’t always simple.

A Complete Overview of Lockout/Tagout Procedures

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about lockout/tagout procedures, from the history of LOTO procedures and specific OSHA regulations to the benefits of compliance.

LOTO Program Annual Audit Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure your lockout/tagout program is compliant. Check the boxes under procedures, authorized employee knowledge and usage, and overall program and policy compliance.

Lockout/Tagout Program Services Video

Our comprehensive lockout/tagout services could be just what you need for employee safety, regulatory compliance and increased productivity.

Smart Safety Solution Benefits Plaster Mill

Winstone Wallboards reaps the rewards of a new smart safety solution to help grow capacity and reliability at the plaster mill.

Quarry Invests in Intelligent Motor Control

Boral recently invested in an intelligent motor control solution to improve uptime and leverage the longevity and compliance provided by the latest motor control technology.

ScanESC Lockout/Tagout Software Video

ScanESC™ lockout/tagout software from Rockwell Automation can help manufacturers achieve safety compliance, reduce risk and improve productivity.

5 Business Cases for Using AC Drives with Safety

Boost productivity, simplify systems and get better insights into your operations using AC drives that deliver advanced safety over Ethernet.

Smart Saw Line Futureproofs Timber Production

AKD implemented the latest connected technologies to increase recovery, improve safety and reduce downtime.

Pet Food Production Benefits From Automated Tech

Pet food production takes on a new level of automated technology to supply Australian pet food ingredients to the world.

Industrial Security Takeaways from Hannover Messe

Three considerations that can help inform and strengthen your own industrial security strategy.

Functional Safety for Engineers: SAF-TUV2T

Students will learn how current standards dictate the design and proof of functional safety for machines in this course.

Functional Safety for Machinery Introduction

An introductory course to functional safety for machinery standards and is highly recommended to prepare students for the Rockwell Automation®/TÜV Rheinland engineer certification course.

Functional Safety for Technicians: SAF-TUV0T

Students will learn how the current standards dictate the selection, assembly, installation, validation, and maintenance of safety devices and components to reduce hazards from machinery.

Industrial Network Architecture: Advanced Part 1

This course will help you operate as a credible domain expert in a multi-function team under the leadership of their counterpart.

Industrial Network Architecture: Advanced Part 2

Learn how Virtualization and Industrial Data Centers can help you deploy a robust network infrastructure.

Transform your Machines to be Smarter and Safer

Smart machines and equipment enable a smarter manufacturing enterprise. They can help improve product quality, reduce downtime and improve productivity.

Products and Solutions from Rockwell Automation

This section of Automation Today reveals the latest products and solutions from Rockwell Automation, Asia Pacific.

New Seating Hoist System Reduces Manual Handling

Designing an automated seating system for Adelaide Convention Centre to reduce the requirement for manual handling while also providing the capability for faster changeover times.

RASWin Safety Lifecycle Documentation Software

RASWin provides you with consistent, reliable, documented safety solutions that help to streamline development, improve compliance, and reduce cost.

The Top 10 Most Popular Blogs in 2018

Our most popular blogs in 2018 were about artificial intelligence, blockchain, industrial security and safety.

ScanESC Product Profile

ScanESC lockout/tagout software helps you digitize your entire LOTO program.


Use this tool to model the structure of the safety-related control components in your control system to automatically calculate the attained Performance Level (PL).

Rockwell Automation SISTEMA Library 2019-04

Use this Rockwell Automation SISTEMA library with IFA SISTEMA software to calculate the Performance Level from the safety-related parts of a machine control system to (EN) ISO 13849-1.

Legislation and Standards for Industrial Safety

Advice and guidance on the latest changes in legislative compliance and standards worldwide.

Safety Functions Documents

The safety functions are built with you in mind to minimize risk and speed development.

Combination System Saves Space – and Boosts Uptime

Using advanced safety and analytics, Aagard optimizes end of line operations with integrated cartoner-case packer-palletizer system.

Safety and Risk Management in the Age of IIoT

This eBook sheds new light on the business value of safety. It shows a clear association between the adoption of safety and risk management best practices and operational benefits.

Learning From TÜV-Certified Machine Safety Experts

TÜV Rheinland-certified machinery functional safety experts earn one of the most rigorous accreditations for industrial safety professionals. Hear tips from recently certified pros.

Collaborative Applications: What You Need to Know

The way people and machinery interact in automotive plants is fundamentally changing. Collaborative technology makes functional safety more critical than ever.

Ready to Simplify Machine Safety?

GuardLink technology is enabling smart safety to improve performance and linking safety to The Connected Enterprise.

Upgrading Plants Brings Improved Safety

Two industry leaders successfully enhanced both safety and productivity when installing innovative safety solutions in aged plants.

AutomationWorld First Team Honoree

Rockwell Automation named to First Team in AutomationWorld magazine's 2017 Leadership in Automation Program.

Ten Worker Safety and Productivity Tips for 2018

As we begin the new year, we’ve compiled a list of ten tips to help you improve safety and productivity.

People and Asset Safety Services Brochure

Service providers can help companies reduce safety risks, achieve compliance and boost production.

Large-scale Integrated PM Motor Control Solution

AT Equipment and Services GmbH, was tasked with the development of a precision control solution for two large permanent-magnet (PM) motors deployed in a dual-chamber shredding unit.

Smart Safety Interactive Brochure

This interactive brochure shows how our Smart Safety products are integral to The Connected Enterprise and how they can help enhance safety while optimizing your production and maintenance.

Design Your Safety System for Improved Uptime

Improving your lockout procedures by just one minute can save you $2.8 million annually. Find out how.

The Safe, Connected Enterprise

The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers monitor and improve safety while boosting plant productivity.

Is Your Safety System’s Lifecycle Healthy?

Understanding and implementing a safety architecture, performance levels, integrity levels and reaction time calculations can improve the health of your safety system.

Better Safe (and Secure) Than Sorry

The Connected Enterprise helps manufacturers minimize the potential for employee safety and business security problems while improving productivity.

OHSAS 18001 Safety Certificates and Facilities

Rockwell Automation registered facilities and certificates to conform to the Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard: ISO 18001.

Discover How Safety Can Help Increase Productivity

To demonstrate the benefits of contemporary safety solutions, we have animated a number of safety scenarios.

Where Man Meets Machine, Potential Risk Follows

Know what to do (and what not to) when it comes to documenting product design changes, and understand the safety hierarchy so you can limit your company’s risk profile.

What Industry Can Learn from Theme Parks

The challenges of providing amusement park thrills while keeping guests safe pushes the edge of technology. Lessons here are applied across industries improving uptime, security and safety.

Safety and Security in a Connected Enterprise

Safety and security have traditionally been viewed as separate entities, but in industrial production, your safety and security programs are inextricably linked.

OEMs Can Use Machine Safety as a Differentiator

OEMs can use best-in-class safety to set their machines apart from the competition, streamline their business and achieve near-universal compliance.

Smart Safety Brochure

This brochure shows how our Smart Safety products are integral to The Connected Enterprise and how they can help enhance safety while optimizing your production and maintenance.

Repsol Unearths Benefits in SIS Migration

Oil and gas company Repsol uses SIS migration to meet new internal safety requirements while minimizing obsolescence risks and improving visibility in the process.

The First Asset: Safety and Security

Better understand and identify security and safety risks before trying to mitigate them.

It is time to Rethink Safety and Security

The first step to building a successful manufacturing safety and security strategy is to get a thorough understanding of the company’s culture.

Creating Best-in-Class Machine Designs

Learn how you can optimize machine designs for safety and productivity to elevate offerings above the competition.

Safety Maturity Assessment for Machine Builders

Start your safety maturity journey.

Tissue Machine Upgrade Future-Proofs Production

Rockwell Automation Global Solutions leveraged their Integrated Architecture platform to deliver an industry leading tissue machine solution that future-proofs Asaleo Care’s production.

SISTEMA Library Legal Notification

Review these terms and conditions before you use the Rockwell Automation SISTEMA Libraries.

450L-B GuardShield Safety Light Curtain

This video shows how the innovative 450L-B GuardShield Safety Light Curtain system allows each transceiver to be used as a transmitter or receiver via innovative plug-in modules.

Use Data to Strengthen Industrial Safety

In a Connected Enterprise, safety professionals can automate the collection and reporting of safety data to better understand risks and enhance industrial safety.

Does Safety Stifle Innovation?

Safety is a multi-disciplined activity involving culture, compliance and capital. Collaboration is critical to innovation.

Safety Through Security

Learn how you can enhance safety through security when you bring industrial risk management into your connected enterprise strategy in our whitepaper.

Safety in an Evolving Workforce

As the global workforce continues to evolve, contemporary safety systems as well as machinery design techniques must be considered to mitigate risk and enhance worker productivity.

Safety Automation Builder Integrates Software

The Safety Automation Builder® software tool, now integrated with risk assessment software RASWin, helps guide engineers through steps of the machinery safety lifecycle in one environment.

Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award

This coveted award celebrates best-in-class manufacturing companies. These organizations incorporate the three key pillars of a comprehensive safety program.

Safety Automation Builder Software

Safety Automation Builder® helps you to improve compliance and reduce costs in the development of your safety system.

Safety Maturity Assessment for End Users

Discover your level of safety maturity and how to achieve world-class performance in safety and productivity.

Safety ROI Tool

Our Safety Return-On-Investment Tool accounts for improved safety, reduced claims, improved productivity, and other issues unique to safety applications.

Connecting Safety to the Bottom Line

Industrial applications are seeing a convergence of safety and productivity at a practical and strategic level. A major enabler of this is the amount of data available.

A Shifting View of Safety Culture

Attendees of the Safety Leadership Conference learned how contemporary safety technology and mindsets can help drive productivity, not hinder it.

A New Approach to Safety

Placing safety automation controls and hardware closer to an application or on a machine rather than in a remote cabinet has a number of design benefits.

Reimagining Safety in The Connected Enterprise

The Connected Enterprise enables harnessing the power of safety and operational data that can substantially improve safety compliance and performance.

Agile Multi-Axis Packaging Solution Created

Leading machinery supplier to the ice cream industry designs state-of-the-art packaging solution for demanding production environments.

Embracing the Future of Collaborative Robots

Collaborative robot technology is evolving at a rapid pace, but this raises questions about worker safety and compliance implications.

Safety for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Food and beverage manufacturers can take key steps to help create and maintain effective safety programs. These steps include taking a holistic safety approach.

Improving Safety Design Productivity

OEMs and end users involved in the machine building process have access to technologies and design tools to help them increase the speed, accuracy and efficiency of safety system design.

Safety Automation Builder with RASWin

A powerful, intuitive user interface to help you streamline development, improve compliance, and reduce costs that are associated with the safety system design process.

Maximize the Space in Your Cabinet and Reduce Cost

The Enterprise crew never worried about the limits of space - but when it comes to your control system, you don't have the luxury of unlimited space.

IEC/ISO 17305 Safety Standard Cancelled

While the merger of the ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 safety standards may have been put on hold, machine designers should be prepared for changes to come.

How Workforce Changes Impact Safety & Productivity

Adjust to a changing workforce by rethinking machinery design in ways that address the unique safety risks of a more diverse workforce and help improve productivity.

Safety Record Success At Fairfax's Tamworth Press

Printer deployed an innovative safety solution for its press operations at a greenfield site.

Food and Beverage Packaging Machine Safety

New technologies offer important machine safety solutions, yet the packaging line still has numerous areas where manufacturers must consider the setup of a plant.

Encore Tissue Plant Upgrade Increases Productivity

A leading manufacturer of toilet tissue and kitchen towels in Australia upgraded its drives to increase line speed, meeting safety standards and minimizing downtime.

Encore Tissue Plant Upgrade Increases Productivity

A leading manufacturer of toilet tissue and kitchen towels in Australia upgraded its drives to increase line speed, meeting safety standards and minimizing downtime.

Palletizer Functional Safety Guide

The specification guide covers the implementation from input device through to final power elements for safety relay or configurable controller solutions.

Safety and the Evolving Global Workforce

The global workforce is evolving. Companies must get the most from every worker, young or old, skilled and unskilled. They must keep them safe and productive. Learn steps that you can take.

Safety Automation Builder Software Demonstration

Watch this video to learn how Safety Automation Builder works.


This course exposes students to the lockout/tagout processes and procedures.

Machine Functional Safety & ISO 13849 Design

This course will teach you how to use a structured risk assessment process that is based on ISO 13849.

Editor's Notebook: Automation Fair Report

Hot topics at Automation Fair 2015? Safety. Manufacturing Execution Systems. And turning data into wisdom, a focal point of The Connected Enterprise.

Food and Beverage Industry: Safety Guide

Best-in-class manufacturers practice the 3 'C's to improve safety and productivity: Culture, Compliance, and Capital.

Compliance and Beyond as IEC/ISO 17305 Nears

New changes are coming to machinery safety standards. Are you ready?

LBC Tank Terminal Deploys PlantPAx Solution

Agidens, a Rockwell Automation Recognised System Integrator, replaces obsolete control solution on one site and replaces software at another

The Unsung Heroes of Machine Safety

All good machine designers help save lives. The fact is that when the design of a machine gives it as much inherent safety as possible, the operators are safer.

Safety Services Scalable Assessments

A proactive, scalable approach helps you optimize safety and productivity. Make informed decisions. Evaluate machine audits, guarding, safety, and team-based risk assessments.