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Reduce Your Liability Risk with Machine Safety Labels

December 26, 2014

Safety Label reduces liability risk

Calling all Machinery Manufacturers – Reduce Your Liability Risk with Machinery Safety Labels

Do the machines your company builds have potential hazards associated with their transportation, installation, use, maintenance, decommissioning or disposal?

As simple as it may sound, properly designed safety labels can go a long way toward protecting machine operators – as well as your company’s bottom line.

Read The Importance of Machinery Safety Labels (September 2014, Control Design) to learn about three tools you can use to help ensure your machine safety labels reduce risk and improve safety – for your company and your machine’s end-users.

For help with your safety system or to order your Omron STI safety equipment, call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or send us an email at info@iidm.com.

New OSHA Regulations for Reporting Serious Injuries

December 8, 2014

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Effective January 1, 2015, workplaces under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report all serious work-related injuries within 24 hours of their occurrence.

These include in-patient hospitalizations, amputations or losses of an eye; fatalities will require that OSHA be notified within eight hours.

Read Revised OSHA Rule Requires Employers to Report All Serious Injuries within 24 Hours (September 2014, EHS Today) to learn more about the change, and its intended impact on employers, workers and injury rates.

Prevent serious injuries at your plant with safety equipment from Omron STI. For help with your safety system or to order Omron STI equipment, call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or email us at info@iidm.om

Selecting the Right Safety System

November 26, 2014

Omron STI Safety Interlock Switches

Selecting the Right Safety System will Maximize Safety and Operate (Nearly) Transparently

Safety is the number one responsibility of every manufacturer – and it’s a particularly challenging and important task in operations where personnel work with potentially hazardous machinery.

That said, the best safety device is one that offers maximum safety with minimum impact on machine operations at the lowest possible cost.

Read How to Select the Right Safety System for Manufacturing Applications (October 2014, Manufacturing Business Technology) for practical tips to select the most appropriate safety devices for typical manufacturing applications.

For help in selecting the right safety system for your application or to order Omron STI safety products, call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or send us an email at info@iidm.com.

Integrated Safety Into Machine Automation

November 20, 2014

Omron STI NX Series Safety Controller and Sysmac automation platform

We know successful machine builders have to deliver next-generation machines that are increasingly flexible, reliable and productive over the complete machine lifecycle.

That’s why Omron Automation and Safety offers next-generation automation and safety solutions that help OEMs build simpler and superior performing machines.

One example is our NX Series Safety Controller and Sysmac automation platform. This solution leverages one software platform on one network and in one control system resulting in integrated safety, logic, motion and vision disciplines.

For more information on the NX Series Safety Controller and Sysmac automation platform, call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or send us an email at info@iidm.com.

Source: November 2014, Safety, Technology & Innovation Update, Omron Automation & Safety

Omron STI New D40Z Compact, Non-Contact Interlock Switch

July 28, 2014

Omron STI Interlock Switch

Omron Scientific Technologies, Inc. introduces the D40Z Safety Interlock Switch. Up to 15 D40Z switches may be combined with the programmable G9SP Safety Controller, enabling these compact IP67-rated units to be used in a variety of high risk multi-door access applications. D40Z non-contact switches support ISO 13849-1 (Safety Category 4/PLe); and because up to 30 units can be connected to a single G9SX-NS Controller while still maintaining category 4/PLe compliance, they are an ideal safety solution for middle to large scale device applications.

For more information or to order your new Omron STI New D40Z Compact, Non-Contact Interlock Switch contact Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100 or send an email to info@iidm.com.

Omron STI D4SL 6-contact Guard Lock Safety Door Switch

July 16, 2014

Omron STI D4SL Safety Door Switch

Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. introduces the D4SL very compact 6-contact Guard Lock Safety Door Switch. The D4SL features a durable metal-head to deliver long life in demanding industrial environments. Users will also benefit from easily selectable wiring, a wide variety of mounting methods and available operating keys, and a generous key slot that accommodates the misalignment and instability of real-life door applications. The result is a robust, simple-to-install switch that satisfies the safety needs of today’s door access applications.

If you would like more information or would like to order your Omron STI D4SL 6-contact Guard Lock Safety Door Switch contact Innovative-IDM at 877-906-2100 or send us an email at info@iidm.com.

Innovative IDM – After Hours

January 15, 2014

Working a third shift is already hard enough but maintaining machinery makes that task even more difficult. Having a responsive After Hours service is gold for many companies that operate late into the night but the charges for answering that helpless phone call can be painful. Innovative IDM has been operating an “On Call” program for our Customer Service, Board Repair and Tech Support that is FREE OF EXTRA CHARGES to our customers and has gained a lot of praise since its beginnings. I have been privileged enough to help out customers in the wee hours of the night and I have seen the thankfulness that customers express when we get their machines up and running again. We embrace the team player mentality to do whatever it takes to find the best options possible for our customers. Promoting a positive tone continues to show our dedication, loyality and reliability which each new challenge. There have been countless testimonials passed in from grateful customers vouching for our trustworthiness to solve their problems and our initiative to work every avenue needed to get a customer back up and running quickly. I am extremely proud to be a part of a company that is so devoted to the wellbeing of our customers and their operations.

I can remember a distinct time that I was called to duty at 11:00pm on a Saturday night. The on call phone rings and our customer on the other end is out of Midlothian and needing a Drive desperatley. This customer was in the oil business so a down piece of machinery was costing thousands of dollars a hour. To our customers amazement, we had the drive he needed in stock and ready for pick up. After meeting the customer at our office to pick up the drive he thanked our After Hours service repeatedly for helping him to look like a star with his boss. These little pleasures are what keeps Innovative IDM doing what we do every day.

E10-U-UP 2014!!!

— Cyrus Jahani