1980s: Preaching the gospel of safety to an industry eager to improve

By David H. Freedman 09.22.2022 0 //php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> In 1987, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standards, or HAZWOPER. HAZWOPER could have landed like a bombshell in the semiconductor industry, most of which had long lacked any sort … Read more

A founding father of semiconductor safety

By By David H. Freedman 09.22.2022 0 //php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> When Ed Sawicki returned from Vietnam in 1971, he faced a struggle. “I felt completely lost, and I was drinking heavily,” he says. “I knew I needed to pull my life back together, but I wasn’t sure how.” … Read more

Software-Definable LiDAR Improves Safety, Reduces Vehicle Cost

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> The latest generation cars integrate an increasing number of advanced features designed to improve vehicle safety and allow for more efficient and comfortable driving. Solutions such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) or different levels of autonomous driving (LiDAR) are now available on many vehicles, … Read more