Machinery Safety 101

New Directions in Plastics Machinery

Update to this article, September 2020. ISO 20430 was published in April 2020. ISO/TC 270 is now developing ISO 23582-1—Plastics and rubber machines — Clamping systems — Part 1: Safety requirements for magnetic clamping systems. Public review of ISO 23582-1 will be starting in the coming weeks, so if you have an interest in this…

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IRRST Injection Moulding Machine Safety Checklists

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

Plastic injection moulding machines are one of the most dangerous machines in widespread use in industry. The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail, is one of Canada’s leading research centers in occupational health and safety. I would highly recommend the checklist to anyone dealing with these machines. Note that ANSI…

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