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Safety first


Welcome to our theme page Safety First!


Safety at work is not just about working with safe and approved means (such as the use of machines, tools, equipment and installations), safe behavior is just as important. Clear information, clear work instructions, the correct use of resources and regular maintenance and inspection - often mandatory - increase safety. Employers and employees are jointly responsible for this.


itsme keeps you informed through news articles and webinars. The first webinar, in collaboration with Kader, took place on April 8! Keep an eye on this webpage and do not miss out on our upcoming webinars!

We also provide education and advice all types of products from the leading brands to ensure a safe working environment!

 
Leuze - Plays it safe!
With its long-standing presence in the field of machine safety, Leuze is a proven specialist with its non-contact detection solutions!
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Siemens - From simple to software!
Got a simple system that you need to keep safe to SIL 3 and PL e levels? Look no further than the SIRIUS 3SK1 Series!
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Lighting in an emergency
A safe work environment with the Harmony Illuminated emergency stop button An emergency stop button is a mechanism that can be used to stop a machine's operation in one action. Directives require the mandatory installation of an emergency stop button at least at each machine control station. Schneider Electric introduces a new range of illuminated emergency stop buttons that contribute to a safer working environment. The purpose of the emergency stop is that its use leads to a safe situation. Due to the increasing need for efficiency and safety in the workplace, Schneider Electric introduces a new range of illuminated emergency stop buttons. Additionally, accessories become available to easily upgrade existing emergency buttons to an illuminated E-Stop.
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A back bag full of protection
Meet the different forms of hearing protection from 3M. Which headset or earplug best fits in your specific situation? Try it out and order the sample bag with 6 different designs. Test what suits you best. Because good hearing protection is very important.
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METABO - Grinds like a madman
Never was grinding so safe with this grinding cannon. ​​​​​​​Combine this machine with the strong 5,5A LiHd battery and you won't know what you're in for.
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Ditch the clipboard
The convenience of thermal imaging cameras in case you have a lot of checks to do
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Watch the recording of our Webinar Safety@Work
Watch our webinar recorded on April 8th now! Did you miss the webinar or do you want to rewatch it? The recording of the webinar is now available! Get up-to-date on the latest developments regarding safety in the workplace! We organize this webinar with our knowledge partner Kader, also on behalf of our Safety First partners EMMA, 3M and Metabo.
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As guest speaker, Kader and its subsidiary D&F Consulting provide a substantive contribution to our webinars on the themes of Working Conditions & RI&E, Machine Safety and Functional Safety (SIL / PL).

About Kader and D&F Consulting
 

Kader helps to achieve organizational objectives in the areas of quality, safety and health & safety, environment and CSR and information security. They do this through advice, guidance, training, interim and software solutions. Kader is an organization with almost 200 employees divided over:

  • Framework Management Systems & Certification
  • Framework HSE Management
  • Training Framework
  • AAB: practical training in the field of safety, health and safety, environment, management and communication;
  • D&F Consulting: an expertise bureau in the field of machine safety, process safety and safety culture;
  • Smile: online software for controlling risks.

Stay up to date with the latest news:

  • NEWS
    16 jul. 2021
    The fluorescent tube goes out!
    The most striking measure is the phasing out of obsolete fluorescent lamps, such as T2, T8 and T12 (popularly known as TL tubes). Also notable is the phasing out of halogen lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (popularly known as low-energy lamps). These lighting sources must be replaced because they are not energy-efficient and because there are sufficient energy-efficient alternatives on the market. With this measure, the commission aims to save almost 42 TWh in 2030.
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  • NEWS
    16 jul. 2021
    That sounds safe
    The PSENmlock door handle module gives you a handle with an integrated actuator and an integrated escape release – perfect for the safety gate system PSENmlock. The yellow handle (outside) enables extension of the actuator to open or close the gate. The escape release is operated with the red handle (inside). The PSENmlock door handle module is suitable for fitting on the inside and the outside of the gate as well as for right-hinged and left-hinged gates. It has a locking insert for up to five locks to prevent the machine from restarting and can be used with the coded and fully coded PSENmlock switches.
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  • NEWS
    15 jul. 2021
    You'd rather know in advance
    Components of an automation system are normally used for a very long time during their life cycle. It is therefore questionable whether the component is still available in the event of failure. It is therefore important to manage the life cycle proactively. Timely information about the availability of spare parts, for example, is one of the most important planning criteria here.
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  • NEWS
    15 jul. 2021
    Reliability is a choice
    A reliable power supply is important for the continuity of your production process. Phoenix Contact offers solutions for a systematic design of your power supply in control cabinets. By selecting solutions within the Complete Line program, products are well matched with the aim of maximizing your installation's uptime.
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