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Document ID (ISN)28271
CIS number 77-1838
ISBN(s) 91-38-03246-5
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Directives for guarding manually-operated or power-driven plate shears
Original title Anvisningar om skyddsåtgärder vid manuellt och maskinellt drivna gradsaxar [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Anvisningar nr 116, National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, 10026 Stockholm 34, Sweden, Jan. 1977. 38p. Illus. Price: Swe-Cr.8.60
Abstract Contents of these directives (entry into force: 1 July 1978): approval of various categories of plate shears; design and materials; ergonomics (noise control, vibration isolation, work posture); operational and maintenance instructions; rating plate; accident prevention (thick sheet-metal shears with 2-hand control and photoelectric guard; medium and thin sheet-metal shears with fixed guard; hand-or pedal-operated shears); periodic checks; fixing and adjustment of tools (locking device on the upper cutting arm, etc.); free space around the machine. Annexes: texts of directives for eccentric, hydraulic and pneumatic presses, 2-hand controls, photoelectric guards, moving guards and electric controls for pedal-operated presses.
Descriptors (primary) safety devices; sheet-metal working; plate shears; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) toolsetting; ergonomics; photoelectric guards; two-hand controls; fixed guards; safety by design; approval; marking; replaced; directive; periodical checks; moving guards
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Safety devices