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Document ID (ISN)29267
CIS number 78-630
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Title Metal squaring shears.
Bibliographic information Data Sheet 328, Revision A (Extensive), National Safety Council, 425 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago 60611, USA, 1977. 4p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Areas of hazard; employer's responsibility; criteria for equipment selection; equipment evaluation (compliance with American National Standard B11.4); stroke control mechanism; stop control; mode selector switch; point-of-operation safeguarding (awareness barrier and guards at front and rear of machine; warning signs; pedal switch; hand slots on table to avoid injury from weight of stock, etc.); safe manufacturing procedures; operator training; maintenance.
Descriptors (primary) USA; sheet-metal working; plate shears
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; responsibilities of employers; vocational training; data sheet; preventive maintenance; safe working methods; control elements
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry