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Document ID (ISN)65247
CIS number 95-1879
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0899-9
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Guidance Note PM 79
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Power presses - Thorough examination and testing
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 8p. 4 ref. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: legal requirements; organizing the thorough examination; first examination of a used power press; power press actuation and control (positive key clutches, friction clutch presses, brakes, dual operated valves); safety devices (interlocking guards, electrosensitive protection systems); measurement of stopping time performance; daily inspection and test of safety devices. In annex: qualifications required for the organization and persons appointed to examine power presses.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; power presses; safety checks; inspection; press brakes
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; control elements; safety guides; qualifications; data sheet; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Safety supervision