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Safety topics - Machine interventions

Accident analysis has shown that the one of the biggest cause of injury in the paper and corrugated sectors is contact with moving machinery.   Accidents have happened not only when machinery is being operated under normal operating conditions, but also during machine interventions. Examples of when injuries have happened are as follows:

Contributory factors involved in machinery accidents include:

What can be done?

There are a few steps you can take to manage the risks of intervening in machinery to help ensure your employees are not injured.

Updated: 2012-09-20