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Document ID (ISN)77928
CIS number 02-429
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Woodworking Information Sheet No.28
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Rotary knife wood turning lathes: Safeguarding and reducing risks to health
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2001. 4p. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract Aimed at manufacturers, suppliers and users, this information sheet provides guidance on safeguarding and reducing noise and dust emissions at rotary knife wood turning lathes. Contents: applicable laws and regulations; types of machines; accidents; hazards and risks; guarding of new and existing machines; noise; wood dust and chippings; cutter ejection hazards; training and work practices. Replaces CIS 98-1488.
Descriptors (primary) safety devices; wood dust; health hazards; lathes (woodworking); noise control; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) interlock protection; dust control; woodworking machines; legal aspects; acoustic enclosure; data sheet; preventive maintenance; respirators; mechanical hazards; woodworking industry; exhaust ventilation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Safety devices
Noise