2011-11-01 12:00 - Messages

10 steps to achieving machine safety in the workplace

The majority of Canadian manufacturers understand their responsibilities when it comes to machine safety — that employers are required to take reasonable steps to prevent bodily harm in the workplace. But many of them are unknowingly applying the wrong solution, or misapplying safeguarding solutions, resulting in the loss of productivity and opening themselves up to injury — or worse

Source :
http://www.cos-mag.com/Legal/Legal-Stories/10-steps-to-achieving-machine-safety-in-the-workplace/Page-1.html

Safety notice – Mobile crushing plant

There is potential, on some mobile crushers, for unintended movement of a machine track if an earth/ground fault occurs because of damage to the outer sheath and insulation of the electrical cable that controls the proportional control valve for the track. There is potential, on some mobile crushers, for unintended movement of a machine track if an earth/ground fault occurs because of damage to the outer sheath and insulation of the electrical cable that controls the proportional control valve for the track. This can result in unintended movement of the machine track(s) and the potential for injuries from being struck by or trapped by the machine. Where damage/deterioration of the electrical control cables can lead to a risk of unintended movement, the actions outlined in this safety notice should be taken.

Source : http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/mobilecrushingplant.htm

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