alexa Abstract | Robot Safety: Overview of Risk Assessment and Reduction
ISSN: 2168-9695

Advances in Robotics & Automation
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Abstract

Industrial robots are found increasingly in the workplace. They can cause severe and fatal injuries to workers during interventions such as maintenance, unjamming, adjustments and set-up. This paper summarises some of the causes of accidents linked to robots. It presents risk assessment as described in international standards as a method to make workplaces involving robots safe. The operating modes in terms of safety aspects and strategies around collaborative robots are also presented. A case study involving safety of an industrial robot used as auxiliary equipment to a horizontal injection molding machine is described. Risk analysis and risk reduction measures for the case study are then summarised.

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Author(s): Chinniah Y

Keywords

Collaborative robots, Risk reduction, Risk assessment, Collaborative robots, Risk reduction, Risk assessment

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