Metal cutting guillotine
A noise assessment revealed that the noise level at the operator's position of a metal cutting guillotine was 92dB.
- The guillotine was fully serviced and its hydraulics repaired.
- A collecting tray was fitted with rollers and covered with carpet, to reduce the impact of falling off-cut metal.
The noise level at the operator's position was reduced by 8dB to 84dB.
£240 (2005 rates).
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Reproduced courtesy of Worksafe, Department of Consumer and Employment Protection, Western Australia.