May 7: New CSA Standard on Industrial Robots


The new 3rd edition of CSA’s Z434 standard on industrial robots adopts part I & II ISO Robotic standards with Canadian deviations. This edition addresses new technologies, such as soft access limiting, collaborative robots and the presence-sensing device initiation, and provides:

  • Information on end user requirements for training
  • Requirements for the transfer of knowledge to both the integrator and user
  • Requirements for recordkeeping
  • Explanations on ISO requirements for Canadian users
  • Guidance on the safe integration of robots and robot systems
  • Direction for compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.