Ask the Experts
Published on: 10/26/2021
Last Reply on: 04/29/2022
Is the risk assessment for a collaborative robot completed as a task based risk assessment the same way as any other robot? Or are there different rules that need to be followed?
Yes. The risk assessment should be task-based and still follow the RIA TR R15.306-2016 methodology. Although the hazards you assess may have added hazards, which could be obtained from RIA TR R15.606 2016 and if it is being conducted on a power and force limited robot system. force testing results should be reflected in the risk assessment.