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to navigate around the machine. Featured areas in the image are numbered and
described in the "Featured Areas" section located below the image.
Canopy hoods provide ventilation and are
used to remove gases and vapors emitted from decomposing plastic
that may be irritating to eyes and respiratory tract if employees
are exposed. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes a silver
above the thermoforming machine.] View close-up
This is a guarded in-running nip end feed roller. Rolls of plastic
sheet that have been loaded on the roll stand are threaded by the worker to the
machine through end feed rollers. End feed rollers are guarded or opened to avoid a
wide range of injuries that occur from hazards created by the movement of machine
parts and/or roll stock. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes a
long narrow opening near the front of the machine.] View close-up
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