HSE issues new guidance on handfed platens

Following two fatal accidents, HSE has produced new guidance for all employers who use handfed platens. It covers the key issues, in particular:

  • the risks from whole-body access between the platens and the use of dwell
  • it shows a range of guarding options
  • other important issues such as daily checks, periodic inspections
  • training procedures
  • isolation procedures

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Updated 2021-11-09