Published Articles

Please enjoy our collection of published articles, sorted by safety topic below.


Workplace Material Handling & Safety, May 2019
Machine Safety Risk Assessment and Solutions –  p. 32
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Machine Design, Oct 2018
Risk Assessment vs. Safeguarding Assessment: Which is Right for Your Machines?
Byliner: Matt Brenner
Facility Safety Management, Nov 2016
Risk Assessments
Byliner: Carrie Halle


 Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, Nov 2019
Learn the Value of Valve Safety Trains
Byliner: Robert Sanderson, P.E.
Canadian Occupational Safety, Oct 2019
Improper Management of Combustion Systems Can Cause Fires, Explosions
Byliner: Robert Sanderson, P.E.
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, May 2019
Facility Safety Inspections featuring Combustion Safety
Byliner: Robert Sanderson, P.E.
Heat Treat Today, April 2019
Prevent Catastrophic Fuel-Delivery Accidents: On Valve Safety Trains in Heat Treating Equipment
Byliner: Robert Sanderson, P.E.


Workplace Material Handling & Safety, October 2022
Rockford Systems Expands Protector Light Curtain Line with New Reflector Mirrors
New Equipment Digest, October 2022
Protector Series Light Curtain Mirrors
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, July 2021
Discussing Problems in Safeguarding and Safety Compliance
Byliner: Matt Brenner
New Equipment Digest, July 2021
Do Your Machines Have Anti-Restart Protection? Here’s How to Find Out
The Safety Mag, June 2021
Rockford Sensing-Saf-Start Protects machine operators from accidental re-starts following power interruptions
SNIPS Mag, May 2021
What the Wave of Retiring Machinists Means for Plant Safety
 New Equipment Digest, March 2021
Safeguarding Devices Keep Machine Operators Out of a Pinch
New Equipment Digest, April 2021
The Do’s and Don’ts of Bench Grinders
Thermal Processing, March 2021
Rockford Combustion Systems offers expertise and experience to improve NFPA compliance, worker safety, efficiency, and air quality, while reducing the risk of fires and explosions.
Byliner: Kenneth Carter
Canadian Process Equipment & Control News, March 9, 2022
Light Curtains Brighten Employee Safety in Industrial Plants
Byliner: Matt Brenner
Electric Smarts Network, February 2021
Rockford Systems Introduces Protector™ Series Light Curtains with Expanded Features
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, May 2020
Steel Curtains Block Flying Debris from Hydraulic Presses
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, Mar 2019
Understanding Direct and Indirect Costs of Machinery Accidents
Byliner: Carrie Halle
The Fabricator, Nov 2018
Safeguarding Press Brakes Without Sacrificing Productivity
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Welding Productivity, Jul 2018
Sawing Safety
Byliner: Phil Reuter
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, Jun 2018
Measuring devices keep equipment in a safe performance mode
Byliner: Matt Brenner
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, May 2018
Machine Safeguarding Technology: Keeping operators safe from pinch points
Byliner: Carrie Halle
EHS Today, Mar 2018
Five Key Machine Safeguarding Trends
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Forging, Mar 2018
Trends to Watch in Machine Safeguarding
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Efficient Plant, Feb 2018
Press Brake Safeguarding Matters
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Safety and Health, Nov 2017
Trends in … plant safety
Fabricating and Metalworking, Oct 2017
Simple Safeguarding to Prevent Resistance Welding Injuries
Byliner: Carrie Halle
The Fabricator – Welding Journal, Sep/Oct 2017
Redundant safety systems: necessary or excessive?
Plant Services, Jul 2017
Fortify your machines’ defenses
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, May 2017
How to safeguard press brakes to prevent operator injuries
Industrial Equipment News, Apr 2017
The True Cost of Industrial Machinery Accidents
Byliner: Matt Brenner
EHS Today, Feb 2017
Die Safety Blocks: Why They’re Needed and How To Use Them

Byliner: Carrie Halle
Occupational Health & Safety, Feb 2017
Debunking the Top Three Myths About Industrial Machine Safeguarding
Byliner: Matt Brenner
Welding Productivity, Oct 2016
Securing Safety


Manufacturing Automation, May 2019
Improving worker safety in robotic welding
Byliner: Carrie Halle
ISHN, Apr 2019
Robotic Welding Is On The Rise
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Efficient Plant, Mar 2019
How worried should you be if your co-worker is a robot?
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Safety and Health, Apr 2018
Industrial standards for robotic machinery
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Occupational Health & Safety, Feb 2018
I, COBOT: The Rise of Industrial Robot
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Robotics Tomorrow, Feb 2018
Lack of Machine Guarding Again Named to OSHA’S Top 10 Most Cited Violations List
Byliner: Carrie Halle
The Fabricator, May 2017
How safe is your robotic workcell?
Byliner: Matt Brenner
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, Jul 2017
Machine safeguarding for Robotics: Avoid these 7 deadly risks
Byliner: Carrie Halle
Plant Services, Apr 2017
Prevent Robotic Welding Accidents
Byliner: Carrie Halle