Welcome to the Rockwell Automation Safety Maturity Assessment Tool for Machinery.

This Safety Maturity Index (SMI) Assessment Tool will help you benchmark your company’s attributes shown to contribute to a machine builder’s ability to design, develop and deliver machines that are safer and more productive. These attributes are in the critical three Cs of safety maturity -  Culture, Compliance, and Capital.  Your SMI assessment score can provides insight into your company’s strength & weaknesses in OEM safety maturity.

Multiple studies measuring the relationship between safety and productivity show that best-in-class companies have 5-7% higher overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), 2-4% less unscheduled downtime, and less than half the injury rate of average performers. This performance level was achieved by (1) developing a sound and positive safety Culture, (2) implementing effective Compliance policies and procedures to identify and mitigate risks, and (3) investing Capital in technologies that integrate safety and standard control systems to improve both safety and productivity.

Your responses initially will be compared against those of other manufacturers, and then you can sort the Assessment Tool database to benchmark against facilities most like your own. As your machinery safety practices change over time, you can return to the tool and update your most recent submission, creating new, current comparisons.

Secure and confidential

  • Your input into the tool is secure and confidential.
  • For security reasons, your profile information is not associated with your tool responses.
  • Only aggregate groups of five or more facilities are shown in benchmark comparisons to other users.
  • Data can only be sorted by preset search criteria, such as industry group and revenue category.

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