Safety Sensor Market Value - By Type (Safety Laser Scanner, Safety Light Curtain, Safety Mat, and Safety Edge), By End-User Industry (Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Industrial, Building & Construction), By Region - Industry Analysis, Statistics, Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

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  • Published date: June, 2023  |  
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MVI Statistics and Viewpoints:

  • Safety Sensor Market size was valued at USD 566 Million in 2022. 
  • The market is predicted to observe at a CAGR of over 3.7% from 2023 to 2032. 
  • By the end of the forecast period, the industry is anticipated to reach USD 799.7 Million.

Safety sensor manufacturers are primarily focusing on factors such as improving sensor accuracy and reliability, enhancing response time and sensitivity, and integrating advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning for intelligent detection and analysis. They also prioritize meeting industry-specific safety standards and regulations and providing scalable and customizable solutions to cater to diverse customer requirements.

Safety Sensor Market

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Market Overview:

The market for devices used to detect potential hazards and ensure the safety of individuals and equipment in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and healthcare is referred to as safety sensors. These sensors can detect environmental changes and initiate appropriate actions to prevent accidents, injuries, or damage. Safety sensors are a type of tracking device that is commonly used in manufacturing and industries where the equipment being worked on is expensive and complicated, necessitating a level of worker safety assurance. No user intervention is required because these safety sensors operate automatically. Furthermore, rapid technological developments in all industries are increasing the demand for automation, while growing concerns and organizational interests about the protection of human lives and high-cost automation are increasing the demand for automation.

One of the key drivers of the safety sensor market is stringent government regulations and industry standards pertaining to workplace safety. Industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, automotive, and construction are required to comply with these regulations, creating a demand for advanced safety sensor systems. Additionally, the growing awareness among organizations about the importance of employee safety has fueled the adoption of safety sensors.

The market for safety sensors is extremely competitive, with numerous players offering a wide range of sensor solutions. Key market participants include Honeywell International Inc., Omron Corporation, Rockwell Automation Inc., ABB Ltd., and Sick AG, among others. These companies are focused on research and development activities to introduce innovative products and gain a competitive edge in the market.

Safety Sensor  Market Value Insights

Report Coverage


Base Year


Market Size in 2022

USD 566 Million

Forecast Period

2023 to 2032

CAGR (2023 to 2032)


Forecast Year Value, 2032

USD 799.7 Million

Historical Data for

2019 to 2022

Segment Covered

Type, End-User Industry, Region

Companies Covered

  • ATEK Access Technologies
  • BEI Sensor
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Pinnacle Systems Inc.
  • ABB Limited
  • Autonics Corporation
  • Panasonic Electric Co. Ltd
  • and more.  


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Growth Drivers:

  • Stringent Government Regulations and Industry Standards: Governments worldwide have implemented stringent regulations and industry standards to ensure workplace safety. Industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, automotive, and construction are required to comply with these regulations. This has led to increased demand for safety sensor systems that help organizations meet these compliance requirements.
  • Growing Awareness and Emphasis on Workplace Safety: Organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of workplace safety and its impact on employee well-being and productivity. There is a growing emphasis on creating safer work environments, which has fueled the adoption of safety sensors. These sensors play a vital role in identifying potential hazards and preventing accidents, leading to a safer workplace and reduced liability for organizations. 
  • Increasing Industrial Automation: The rise of industrial automation has created a greater need for safety sensors. As machines and robots take on more tasks traditionally performed by humans, the risk of accidents also increases. Safety sensors are essential in these automated systems to ensure the safety of human operators working alongside machines and to prevent collisions or other hazardous situations.



  • High Implementation Costs: The initial cost of implementing safety sensor systems can be a significant barrier for some organizations, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The cost includes not only the purchase of the sensors but also the installation, integration, and training of personnel. The upfront investment required for implementing comprehensive safety sensor solutions can be a deterrent for organizations with limited budgets.
  • Complexity and Lack of Standardization: Safety sensors often need to be integrated into existing systems and machinery, which can be complex and time-consuming. Compatibility issues can arise when integrating safety sensors from different manufacturers, leading to additional challenges. Lack of standardized protocols and interfaces can hinder seamless integration and interoperability among different safety sensor systems, resulting in increased complexity and costs.

Market, By Type (Safety Laser Scanner, Safety Light Curtain, Safety Mat, and Safety Edge):

The safety light curtain segment held the highest share in the global safety sensor market in 2022. Their versatility, dependability, and ability to protect workers from a wide range of potential hazards have contributed to their growth. A safety light curtain is a device that detects the presence of objects and people in a specific area by using a series of photoelectric beams. When the beams are interrupted, the light curtain sends a signal to the machine control system, causing the equipment to stop or slow down. Safety light curtains are frequently used in manufacturing plants, packaging lines, and other industrial settings where automated equipment could endanger workers.

Market, By End-User Industry (Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Industrial, Building & Construction):

The safety sensor market is classified by end-user industry into automotive, pharmaceutical, and food & beverage. The automotive segment held the largest share of the safety sensor market in 2022. The automotive segment's dominance is attributed to the growing focus on vehicle safety, government regulations mandating safety features, and the increasing adoption of autonomous driving technologies. The integration of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous technologies has increased the demand for safety sensors in vehicles. Safety sensors such as LiDAR, radar, cameras, and ultrasonic sensors are used for collision avoidance, pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and other safety features.   

Regional Overview:

Safety Sensor Market Size

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North America held the global safety sensors market with 33.5% of share in 2022. The region's advanced industrial sector, stringent safety regulations, and emphasis on worker safety drive the adoption of safety sensor systems. The presence of major manufacturing industries, automotive companies, and the increasing focus on industrial automation contribute to the region's market dominance.

Asia Pacific is estimated to account for the fastest growth rate in the global safety sensors market during the forecast period. Countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, and India are experiencing rapid industrialization, infrastructure development, and the growth of key industries. The increasing focus on worker safety, government initiatives to improve workplace safety standards, and the rise of automation in industries such as manufacturing and automotive drive the adoption of safety sensor systems in the region.  

Key Developments:

  • In the March 2023, Sensirion AG has disclosed the SHT40I-Analog humidity sensor, specifically engineered for challenging applications for industrial and harsh environments. This innovative sensor enables straightforward design implementation and offers customized output features tailored to meet the requirements of high-volume applications.
  • In the Sept 2022, Ouster, a well-known manufacturer of high-resolution digital lidar sensors, has launched a suite of 3D industrial lidar sensor tailored for material handling applications that require high-volume capabilities.

Top companies includes in the global safety sensor market:

  • ATEK Access Technologies
  • BEI Sensor
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Pinnacle Systems Inc.
  • ABB Limited
  • Autonics Corporation
  • Panasonic Electric Co. Ltd
  • Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
  • nanotron Technologies GmbH
  • Sensata Technologies, Inc.
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Others

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In-depth analysis of safety sensor market along with industry coverage and forecasting for the followings segments:

Market Size, By Type

  • Safety Laser Scanner
  • Safety Light Curtain
  • Safety Mat
  • Safety Edge

Market Size, By End-User Industry

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food & Beverage
  • Industrial
  • Building & Construction
  • Others

Market Size, By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America

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