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Document ID (ISN)29375
CIS number 78-932
ISSN - Serial title 0011-7943 - Delo in varnost
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kramar I.
Title Accidents with presses
Original title Nesreče pri stiskalnicah [in Slovenian]
Bibliographic information 1977, Vol.22, No.1, p.17-20; No.3., p.103-106; No.4, p.159-160; No.5, p.202-205. Illus.
Abstract Overview of accident hazards (illustrated by accidents which actually occurred) on presses, in metalworking shops and description of appropriate preventive methods: e.g. scotching of safety 2-hand controls by operators (remedy: control buttons protected by a metal sheath so that the press can be operated correctly but there is no possibility of scotching the safety device); provisional guard protectors providing only unilateral guarding of the tool; wearing of safety goggles for protection against splashes of oils or emulsions; coordination of work between the press operator and the maintenance mechanic; use of tongs for manipulation of workpiece; contribution of tool design to press operators' safety; workpiece feeding devices; correct methods for lifting weights, etc.
Descriptors (primary) safety devices; metalworking industry; power presses
Descriptors (secondary) manual lifting; maintenance; mechanical power presses; manual feed; safety by design; accident descriptions; two-hand controls; safe working methods; mechanical hazards; mechanical feed and ejection
Document type -
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Safety devices