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Machine Guarding

Standards

OSHA's Safety and Health Management Guidelines, 54 FR 3904, January 26, 1989.

Machine Guarding. OSHA Safety and Health Topic Page.

Applicable American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standards:

  • ANSI B11.1-1988 (R1944) Mechanical Power Presses
  • ANSI B11.2-1995 Hydraulic Power Presses
  • ANSI B11.3-1982 (R1994) Power Press Brakes
  • ANSI B11.4-1993 Shears
  • ANSI B11.5-1988 (R1994) Ironworkers
  • ANSI B11.5-1984 (R1994) Lathes
  • ANSI B11.7-1995 Cold Headers and Cold Formers
  • ANSI B11.8-1983 (R1994) Drilling, Milling, and Boring Machines
  • ANSI B11.9-1975 (R1997) Grinding Machinery
  • ANSI B11.10-1990 (R1997) Metal Sawing Machines
  • ANSI B11.11-1985 (R1994) Gear Cutting Machines
  • ANSI B11.12-1996 Roll-Forming and Roll-Bending Machines
  • ANSI B11.13 Automatic Screw/Bar and Chucking
  • ANSI B11.14-1996 Coil-Slitting Machines
  • ANSI B11.15-1985 (R1994) Pipe, Tube, and Shape Bending Machines
  • ANSI B11.16 Metal Powder Compacting Presses
  • ANSI B11.17-1996 Coil-Slitting Machines
  • ANSI B11.18-1997 Machinery and Machine Systems for Processing Strip, Sheet, or Plate From Coiled Configuration
  • ANSI B11.19-1990 (R1997) Safeguarding When Referenced by the Other B11 Machine Tool Safety Standards.
  • ANSI B65.3-1991 Safety Standard for Guillotine Paper Cutters
  • ANSI B151.5-1982 (Revised 1988) Plastic Film and Sheet Winding Equipment
  • ANSI B151.20-1999 Plastic Sheet Production Machinery
  • ANSI B155.1-1994 Packaging Machinery and Packaging-Related Converting Machinery
  • ANSI B177.1-1997 Three Roller Printing Ink Mills
  • ASME B5.52M-1980 (R1994) Mechanical Power Presses, General Purpose Single Point
  • ASME B15.1-1996 Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus
  • ASME B15.1A-1997 Addenda to B15.1-1996
  • ASME B15.1B-1998 Addenda to B15.1-1996
  • ASME B20.1-1996 Conveyors and Related Equipment, with Interpretations A and B
  • ASME B20.1A and B20.1B Addenda to B20.1-1996

ANSI Standards for Turning Machines:

  • ANSI B11/TR.1 Ergonomic Considerations for the Design, Installation and use of Machine Tools
  • ANSI B11/TR.2 Mist Control
  • ANSI B11/TR.3 Risk Assessment
  • R15.06 Robotic Safeguarding 
  • 01.1 Woodworking Machinery

Publications

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References


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