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Industrial Safety Market Research Report Information By Type (Emergency Shutdown Systems (ESD), Fire & Gas Monitoring Systems, High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems (HIPPS), Burner Management Systems (BMS), Turbomachinery Control (TMC), Others), By Component (Safety Sensors, Programmable Safety Systems, Safety Controllers/Module/Relays, Safety Switches, Safety Valves, Others), By Industry Vertical (Chemicals, Refining, Oil & Gas, Metal & Mining, Water & Wastewater, Energy & Power, Manufacturing) and Region- Industry Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/6493-HCR | 111 Pages | Author: Aarti Dhapte| April 2024

Industrial Safety Market Overview

The industrial safety market was valued at USD 3,345.3 million in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 5,290.1 Million by 2027 at a CAGR of 8.2%. The industrial safety solutions and equipment were used to reduce or prevent the hazards and vulnerabilities of the industrial plants and machinery. The industrial safety systems cover the safety of the industrial equipment, personnel, and the entire environment of the industrial unit. The increasing number of industries in several countries, the increasing demand for higher productivity rates, and regulations and rules imposed by the governmental agencies are propelling the overall industrial safety market growth.

The fire and gas inspection systems, sensors to measure the temperature, safety systems to control the electrical and manual lifting operations require additional and quality industrial safety measures to ensure safety for the personnel and the equipment used during the operations. On the other hand, the countries are increasingly utilizing industry 4.0 and automated industrial procedures in recent times which are presenting lucrative growth opportunities for the industrial safety industry in the forecast period.

COVID 19 Analysis:

Like any other industrial sector, the industrial safety market has also been affected by the prolonged lockdown and declining economic conditions due to COVID 19. Several industries have reduced their production works, reduced their manpower, the supply chain was disturbed, the raw materials for the production activities were not sent to the production area, the logistics and several aspects of the industries have been severely interrupted. Such factors have significantly reduced the industrial safety market demand in recent times.

On the other hand, the manufacturers were increasingly considering the safety of the present workers in their premises due to the rapid spread of COVID 19. The economic crisis and deterred new projects to the companies have propelled these industrial players to incorporate more industrial safety measures and pieces of equipment in recent times. Therefore, due to COVID 19, the industrial safety market value has seen ups and downs in the graph.

Industrial Safety Market Dynamics:

Market Drivers:

Industries are demanding higher sustainability and increased production rates in recent times. Effective and managed industrial safety systems and measures can reduce the potential risks of fire and damaging of equipment and thereby increase the workflow. The increasing awareness in several regions regarding the aspect has propelled the overall growth of the Industrial Safety market growth. 

The increasing utilization of safety sensors for varied applications is increasingly utilized in several industries, owing to their precise digital output and simplifying the workload of the control systems better than the approaches involved in the analog-to-digital convertor and external signal conditioning techniques. Hence the usage of sensors in industrial safety systems has increased the industrial safety market growth in recent years.

Market Opportunities:

The increasing utilization of Fire and gas systems that are capable of protecting the personnel, environment, plant including the equipment and structures of the overall plant has increased the Industrial Safety market demand. The fire and gas systems are efficient in controlling the flammable gas at the early stage, and can efficiently detect the liquid spillage, presence of fire, environmental changes that affect the liquid which is vulnerable to the flashpoints. Such factors of the fire and gas systems have propelled the oil and gas industries to install them.

The increasing deployment of advanced technologies such as IoT, AI, and cloud-based services have also significantly impacted the overall growth of the industrial Safety industry. Especially the Internet of Things have been increasingly utilized in the outer premises, the data from the varied sensors to sense the parameters such as pressure level, flow, temperature, vibration, and other essential parameters can be sent to the control center where the data were handled in real-time effectively. 

Market Restraints:

The maintenance of the equipment and the automating features is considered as the major restraint for the industrial safety market growth. Poor maintenance could lead to the workers using outdated and unsafe pieces of equipment. Also, regular maintenance is considered the most difficult task owing to the fast-paced industrial operations.

Poor awareness in developing countries like India for the industrial safety regulations and measures are hindering the overall Industrial Safety market growth. Additionally, the abundance of unemployed manpower in the poor economical regions has taken advantage of the manpower, and safety regulations were given lesser priority.

Market Challenges:

The costs involved in the maintenance of the equipment and the automated machinery are hindering the overall industrial safety market growth. The availability of the certified market players in some regions is also imposing significant challenges for the industrial sectors to utilize the industrial safety systems.

Higher investment is required for the installation of industrial safety systems. The rapid technological developments demands for sensors, hardware equipment, software solutions, and integration to the control system according to the kind of the industry, the need for the regular up-gradation is considered as the major challenges for the Industrial Safety market growth. Failing to access the machinery-related risks and lack of awareness among the industrial sectors are also expected to hinder the overall growth of the Industrial Safety industry.

Cumulative Growth Analysis:

The power generation industries, paper, and pulp industries, oil and gas industries, automotive industries, and other industrial sectors involve costly equipment in the industrial process. Additionally, the fire and electrical hazards in the working environment involve the risk of putting the lives of industrial workers and affect productivity as well. Hence the industrial safety processes include various levels of safety shutdown systems, protective action, burner management systems, pressure, fire, and gas monitoring systems are effectively reducing industrial accidents and hazards. Such factors are propelling the overall growth of Industrial Safety market value in recent times. The industrial safety market value was at USD 3345.3 million in the year 2018 and is expected to reach the market value of USD 5290.1 million by the end of the forecast period while registering a solid CAGR of 8.2%.

The presence of sensing sensors is highly recommended by several countries owing to their upgraded regulations and standards and the increasing adoption of automated industrial processes. An increasing number of oil and gas industries in several regions are propelling the industrial safety market demand. The Fire and Gas monitoring systems are increasingly utilized in the oil and gas industries and plants. Additionally, the integration of proximity, touch, UV, IR, and temperature-based sensors are playing crucial roles in the industrial safety market growth.

Value Chain Analysis:

The industrial safety market growth is influenced by several branches of market growth. The development in the practices and standards imposed by the governments of several countries has been rising in recent times. Especially the Chinese government has recently upgraded its regulations and standards regarding industrial activities. The country has therefore increased its investment in safety products. The plan aims to cover the manufacturing and agricultural machinery units where industrial accidents are frequently noticed. 

Industrial safety practices and standards have been increasingly adopted by several industrial sectors in several countries in recent times. Since the potential advantages of Industrial safety equipment and methods are well realized by the industrial sectors such as reducing the occupational hazards and thereby reducing the number of industrial accidents, the industrial safety market value is expected to rise in the forecast period. Additionally, protecting the personnel, industrial environment and industrial equipment and assets have increased the overall productivity of the industries and reduced the asset losses.

Industrial Safety Market Segment Overview:

Industrial Safety Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020 - 2027)

  • Emergency shutdown systems (ESD)

  • Fire & gas monitoring systems

  • High integrity pressure protection systems (HIPPS)

  • Burner management systems (BMS)

  • Turbomachinery Control (TMC)

  • Others.

Industrial Safety Industry Vertical Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020 - 2027)

  • Chemicals

  • Refining

  • Oil & gas

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Paper & pulp

  • Metal & mining

  • Water & wastewater

  • Energy & power

  • Manufacturing

  • Others.

Industrial Safety Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020 - 2027)

  • Machine Safety 

  • Worker Safety.

Industrial Safety Component Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020 - 2027)

  • Emergency Stop Controls

  • Presence Sensing Safety Sensors

  • Programmable Safety Systems

  • Safety Controllers/Modules/Relays

  • Safety Interlock Switches

  • Two-Hand Safety Control

Regional Analysis:

The growing automation process of the industries is driving the Industrial Safety market growth in several countries. Especially, the US Department of the interior has established the planning to enable offshore drilling in the region. Hence the region is expecting lucrative opportunities for the expanse of the oil and gas sector. On the other hand, several countries are increasingly planning to reduce the dependence on Chinese productions, thereby increasing the production units in their respective countries. Such factors are expected to boost the Industrial Safety market growth in several developing countries. For example, the Japanese government has recently announced their financial support of USD 2.2 billion to the domestic manufacturing facilities in the countries, thereby reducing the dependence on Chinese products.

Since the year 2017, the Chinese government has been increasingly investing in the automotive industry regarding new projects. The development of electric vehicles and automation equipment and the development of Chinese safety standards and regulations are expected to present lucrative opportunities for the overall growth of the Industrial Safety industry in the region.

Industrial Safety Market Key Player & Competitive Landscape:

  • Automation, Inc. (US)

  • ABB Ltd (Switzerland)

  • Schneider Electric SE (France)


  • Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Japan)

  • Hima Paul Hildebrandt GmbH (US)

  • Omron Corporation (Japan)

  • Siemens AG (Germany)

  • Proserv Ingenious Simplicity (UK)

  • Johnson Controls (Ireland)

  • Balluff (US)

  • Euchner (Germany)

  • Fortress Interlocks (UK)

Industrial Safety Market Industry Developments:

ABB Ltd:

  • November 17, 2023, Launched ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for Hazardous Area, a wireless gas detector for harsh industrial environments. This sensor simplifies installation and maintenance and improves worker safety. 

  • October 25, 2023, Partnered with TÜV Rheinland to offer comprehensive industrial safety services, including risk assessments, training, and certification. This collaboration aims to help customers improve their safety culture and compliance.

Schneider Electric SE:

  • February 9, 2024, Announced the acquisition of Itron, Inc., a leading provider of smart grid and metering solutions. This acquisition strengthens Schneider Electric's position in industrial automation and control systems, which play a crucial role in industrial safety. 

  • January 19, 2024, Launched EcoStruxure for Mining, a suite of integrated solutions for improving safety and productivity in mining operations. This suite includes solutions for asset management, process optimization, and worker safety.

Report Overview:

This report has covered:

  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market dynamics

  • Cumulative growth analysis

  • Value chain analysis

  • Segment overview

  • Regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape

  • Recent developments

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2027 USD 5,290.1 Million
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 11% (2020-2027)
Base Year 2019
Market Forecast Period 2020-2027
Historical Data 2018
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Component, Industry Vertical
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Emerson Electric Co. (US), Honeywell International, Inc. (US), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (US), ABB Ltd (Switzerland), Schneider Electric SE (France), GENERAL ELECTRIC (US), Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Japan), Hima Paul Hildebrandt GmbH (US), Omron Corporation (Japan), Siemens AG (Germany), Proserv Ingenious Simplicity (UK), Johnson Controls (Ireland), Balluff (US), Euchner (Germany), and Fortress Interlocks (UK). These companies are analyzed on the basis of their geographic presence, origin, products, key developments, and expertise in industrial safety solutions. Apart from the above-mentioned players, Eaton PLC (Ireland), 3M (US), TUSKER INDUSTRIAL SAFETY (UK), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (US), Ceasefire (India), Panduit (US), and DuPont (US)
Key Market Opportunities Advancements in technology and proliferation of industrial IoT by plants and facilities.
Key Market Dynamics The adoption of industrial safety solutions by a number of verticals.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The factors influencing the market are directed towards the lives of workers, which include contact with exposed moving parts, electricity, manual lifting, flying chips or parts, and fire and welding hazards.

Type, component, vertical are the segments included in the study of the market.

The market gained a valuation of USD 3,345.3 million in the year 2018

2020 to 2027 is the stated growth period for the market’s growth.

North American region led the global industrial safety market with occupying a share of 30% of the total market.

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