David Withrow

Contributing Writer



In-running nip point hazards

July 13, 2004

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In-running nip points are frequent sites of injuries from machinery. Nip points exist where material enters a gradually narrowing opening, for example, pulling rolls, and the material is strong enough to pull body parts, such as fingers, hands, arms, and hair, into the pinch point.U.S. Department...

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Assessing cutting and forming machine tool safety

November 15, 2001

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The expanded breadth of recent standards typically includes the entire life expectancy of machines, the full scope of possible risks, the frequency and severity of risks, and the possibility of harm.

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