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Tag Archive: Drilling and Boring Machines; ASME B11.19-2003 American National Standard for Machine Tools- Performance Requirements for Safeguarding; ANSI B11. TR3-2000 ANSI Technical Report

  1. Uncontrolled Hazards and Risk Assessments — Part One

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    Machine equipment manufacturers are called upon to study potential risks of equipment before selling it in the marketplace. In addition, ANSI machine tool standards further address equipment hazards and risks that cannot be eliminated by design. In one case I investigated, the depth of that critical risk assessment became an important factor in a claim involving a machinist blinded while using a computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining center. (more…)

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