World Renowned Robot Safety Expert Joins Universal Robots

Published by , September 12, 2016 2:39 am

(BusinessWire)  Universal Robots has appointed Roberta Nelson Shea as their Global Technical Compliance Officer. The innovative Danish robot manufacturer developed and sold the world’ first collaborative robot; or cobot, which is able to operate safely alongside employees. In opening up the market, Universal Robots spurred both larger, established robot manufacturers as well as other robotics startups to start developing and launching cobots.
Shea has chaired the U.S. National Robot Safety Committee for 23 years, spent 35+ years within manufacturing automation, and is recognized as a global authority on robot safety – most recently as Convenor of the ISO committee publishing technical specifications on risk assessments of collaborative robots.

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