Hazards are present in every work environment. Being unaware of them when dealing with robotics can be fatal. The following references aid in recognizing hazards related to robotics in the workplace.
- OSHA Technical Manual (OTM) Chapter – Industrial Robot Systems and Industrial Robot System Safety. OSHA Directive TED 01-00-015, (September 1, 2021).
- Preventing the Injury of Workers by Robots. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 85-103, (December 1984). Victim entered the working range of the robot to do maintenance and was pinned between the back of the industrial robot and a steel safety pole.