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Altendorf Group wins ISSA Section Machine and System Safety Award for its revolutionary worker safeguarding technology.
This new recognition celebrates the Altendorf Group’s revolutionary HAND GUARD Safety Assistance System. This particular awarded assistance system is a groundbreaking technology that redefines workplace safety and perfectly aligns with the international Vision Zero strategy of globally reducing workplace accidents to zero.
The HAND GUARD safety assistance system is a hallmark of Altendorf’s commitment to safety as they are one of the globally acclaimed pioneers in woodworking machinery and technology. It embodies cutting-edge technology and human-centric design. Integrated into sliding table saws, this system utilises advanced cameras and artificial intelligence to achieve an immediate disappearance of the saw blade when there is any dangerous approach, thanks to the recognition of specific hand characteristics. This remarkable breakthrough not only prevents severe hand injuries but also sets new standards for machine safety across industries.
Altendorf Group’s HAND GUARD system has not only gained international acclaim for its integration of artificial intelligence and hand recognition technology but has also garnered widespread adoption across different regions and sectors.
The company is elated to be recognised by the ISSA Section Machine and System Safety. Expressing his excitement Peter Schwenk, CEO of the Altendorf Group said, “This achievement underscores our unwavering dedication to creating innovative solutions that prioritize the safety and well-being of workers globally. The HAND GUARD system represents a leap forward in machine safety, and we are proud to contribute to the Vision Zero strategy.”
The ISSA Section Machine and System Safety Award stands as a testament to the Group’s unwavering dedication that aims to the produce and introduce safer innovations within the woodworking industry. The award re-launched every three years, motivate machine manufacturers to peruse excellence in machine safety and ergonomics. All these efforts are to mitigate accidents to reduce sufferings and financial burdens.