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Safety requirements for using hand-fed platen (die-cutting) machines

Date of publication:
2012
ISBN:
N/A
Series code:
PIS18(rev1)

This information sheet is for employers, supervisors and managers responsible for the safe operation of hand-fed platen presses.

It specifically addresses the risks associated with whole-body access between the platens of larger machines and use of the dwell mode. It also sets out a number of other key issues relevant to machines of all sizes.

This revision contains amended information on short-duration interventions.

Updated: 2021-03-23