Mines, quarries, steelworks, power stations and processing plants are demanding environments. Hazards are a common occurrence and vary in severity. When bulk materials are being conveyed in the presence of personnel, a seemingly small hazard escalates to a life threatening level. Incidents involving product spillage, misaligned or torn conveyor belts and other mechanical malfunctions can cause injury to staff as well as costly downtime, damage to machinery and loss of revenue. To reduce the possibility of these events from occurring, a Conveyor Belt Protection System is required.