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a press operated by a mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic device.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Adherence to these recommendations should reduce the risk of injury among mechanical
The point of operation hazard on
brakes has been evident for many years.
If the press brake is being used as a
, with die sets, point of operation guarding would be required.
Two willful violations include failing to have adequate machine and point of operation guarding on the mechanical
is a machine that requires the undivided attention and good judgment of the operator.
In the illustration to the left, a fixed guard on a
completely encloses the point of operation.
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