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Procter Machine Guarding has published a new White Paper that explains how acoustic enclosures reduce noise emissions from machines, which benefits machine builders who must comply with the Machinery Directive, as well as end users with obligations under the Noise Regulations. Read the acoustic enclosures White Paper online…
Conveyors are widely used throughout industry and, despite their apparent simplicity, they account for a large number of injuries to workers, sometimes with fatal consequences. This White Paper discusses the hazards associated with conveyors, the regulations and standards relating to conveyor guarding, and the best approaches for adequately and cost-effectively safeguarding conveyors without adversely affecting productivity. Read the Conveyor Guarding White Paper online ...
BSI has updated PD 5304, Guidance on safe use of machinery, to reflect changes in legislation and machinery safety standards. Although much of PD 5304 remains substantially unchanged, there are revisions in the new edition relating to risk assessments, guards, interlocking and control systems, and safety distances (reach distances). Read Changes in the 2014 Edition of PD 5304 online...
For many years the standard for machine guards in Europe has been EN 953, but this is being replaced by a new International Standard ISO 14120. Our White Paper compares the two standards and details the differences that guard designers, machine builders and specifiers need to be aware of. Read Explaining Differences of ISO 14120 and EN 953 online...
Four worksheets are provided. The calculator worksheet enables the user to enter value for the height of the hazard zone and the distance to the hazard zone to obtain a height for the required protective structure.
Procter Machine Guarding has launched a free Machine Accident Investigation Kit (MAIK) that will help small and medium-sized manufacturing companies perform investigations so that they meet their statutory obligations and prevent similar accidents from occurring in the future. Read Machine Accident Investigation Kit online.
A White Paper explaining the amended requirements for Guard Fixings under the new Machinery Directive. Read Fixings for Fixed Guards online.
Procter Machine Guarding supplies an Excel based guide to help users carry out their own machinery risk assessments.
A 16-page Free Guide to help users understand the particular issues of Machine Shop Safety and select the appropriate type of machine guard for their application. Read Machine Shop Safety Guide online.
Under the new Machinery Directive that came into force on 29 December 2009, there are certain requirements to CE guards as safety components. This White Paper that explains the new requirements for anyone involved in specifying, building or modifying machines or guards. Read CE Marking on Machine Guards online.
This white paper explains the requirements for machinery guarding with respect to PUWER (the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998) and contains useful tips about what to look for in a PUWER assessment. Read the PUWER White Paper online…