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Potential Hazard
  • Possible employee exposure to machinery-related hazards during cutting, grinding, lapping, polishing, sanding, sorting, testing, and so forth.
Possible Solutions
  • Identify machinery hazards and provide adequate guarding.
  • Install appropriate emergency shut-offs and/or interlocks with the machinery.
  • Implement a lockout/tagout program [29 CFR 1910.147] to control the unexpected release of energy from machines during maintenance or service activities.
Additional Information

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