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.
TUG automatically picks up and drops off carts, eliminating the labor that would otherwise be needed to load the robot. It also communicates with your IT system to automate the dispatching of the robot fleet and update the inventory system when materials are moved.