Kit promotes press brake safety

April 12, 2005

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), offers the Press Brake Safety Compliance Kit.

Created by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA), the kit is designed to help employers train employees, provide protection, and comply with OSHA requirements regarding press brake operation. It defines the safe distance from the point of operation; discusses the requirements for exposure prevention procedures; and provides sample safety programs, training requirements, and inspection forms. It also includes an employer reference manual and employee training video.

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