To legally use a drone, the pilot must be 16 years of age or older and have an FAA UAV operator's certificate (per Part 107). Operating a drone can present a real and significant threat to life and property.
Start-ups must consider regulatory regulations from the start of design, which rarely happens. A wonderful product doesn't sell very well if many companies will not purchase because they to not meet applicable safety regulations.
The absence of required machine safeguarding remains a perennial member of OSHAs Top 10 Most Cited Violations, and 2017 was no exception. It was named number eight on the list with a total of 1,933 violations.
Although some experts fear that rules and regulations might limit innovation, most see this step by the Federal government as a clear sign of validation for the imminent future of automated automotive transportation.
Machine safety and security are two critical components of any industrial operation. Our latest video explores this question and provides insights into how security measures can enhance machine safety. Nivedita Ojha, VP of Product at FORT, breaks down the key considerations when it comes to securing your machines and keeping your workers safe, explaining why there is no safety without security.