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White paper: Safety in collaborative robot systems


Recent years have seen significant advancements in industrial automation applications in the fields of drive systems and object detection, paving the way for a new age of interaction between human and machine.

In this white paper, SICK Sensor Intelligence provides detailed insight into the subject of safety in collaborative robot systems.



This white paper by SICK Sensor Intelligence provides insight into safety in collaborative robot systems, and some of its content is highlighted below.

  • Human-machine interaction and safety
    Definitions – Terminology
    Robotic normative
  • Standards and requirements of safe collaborative robot applications
    Fundamental requirements
    Collaborative operating modes according to ISO 10218-2 and ISO/TS 15066
    Risk assessment
    Risk reduction
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