Enhancing worker safety with technology

A look at new approaches that can be used to automate safety in pulp and paper mills.

While automation has been transforming manufacturing plants for decades, automation of safety is now coming into its own.

By automating manual safety-related processes using a variety of technologies and approaches, workers in pulp and paper mills are much better protected. And, because they save time, these automated approaches also boost plant productivity. Here are the current broad trends in safety automation, along with a glance to new technologies and future outlook, from some leading industry experts.