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Mechanical Hazards: Crush Points – Ag Safety

2019-5-17  A crush-point hazard exists when two objects move toward each other or when a moving object approaches a stationary object. The most common crush point agricultural producers encounter is the attachment of an implement to a tractor’s

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NASD - Mechanical Hazards - Crush Point

2011-6-22  Mechanical Hazards - Crush Point. A crush point is formed when two objects are moving toward each other, or when one object is moving toward a stationary object, and the gap between the two is decreasing. A common example of a crush point is the point where an implement is attached to a tractor's drawbar. This video is used for the National ...

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Crush points are also mechanical hazards in which two ...

Crush points are also mechanical hazards in which two objects move close together, according to extension. These mechanical hazards can easily crush limbs, fingers and bones. Crushing incidents can also lead to death in certain circumstances. 4.

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Agricultural Machinery - Crushing hazards

2021-8-9  Design points. Protect crush points so that workers cannot get their arms or hands trapped. This involves allowing adequate clearance around the moving parts. Prevent access to crush points using fixed guards or interlocked guards. Provide check valves and mechanical supports for hydraulic equipment that are easy to use from outside the danger area

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Mechanical Hazards: Shear or Cutting Points – Ag Safety ...

2019-5-17  Potential Injuries. Potential injuries from shear or cutting point hazards include amputation, lacerations, contusions, crushing of tissue, and broken bones. Due to the speed of mechanical parts, injury is inevitable when a body part comes in contact with a shear or cutting point. Projectile injuries can occur if an object is thrown from a ...

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What are the examples of mechanical hazards ...

2021-3-4  Mechanical equipment, tools and other machines have the potential to pose hazards to users including pinch points, wrap points, shear points, crush points, pull-in points, and the potential for objects to be thrown from equipment.

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Physical Hazards of Machinery and Equipment

2020-4-16  points, crush points, pull-in points, and the potential for objects to be thrown from the equipment. While it is not always possible to achieve complete protection from machinery hazards, the point of operation, and all parts of the machine that move while the equipment is operating, must be safeguarded if possible.

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Mechanical hazards Threats Basics Risk Assessment ...

Mechanical hazards can be caused by-> controlled moving unprotected parts. which are freely accessible and form, for example, squeezing points, shearing points, cutting and puncturing points, intake and catching points as well as butt joints,-> dangerous surfaces such as corners, edges, points, cutting, surfaces with high surface roughness,

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The Mechanical Machinery Hazards Mechanical Safety

2018-3-21  Mechanical Machinery Hazards. Most machinery has the potential to cause injury to people, and machinery accidents figure prominently in official accident statistics. These injuries may range in severity from a minor cut or bruise, through various degrees of wounding and disabling mutilation, to crushing, decapitation or another fatal injury. It ...

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Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries -

2019-7-29  Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries. Mechanical hazards are hazards created by the use of or exposure to either powered or manually operated equipment, machinery and plant. Mechanical injuries are mostly caused either by contact or entanglement with machinery. Part of the machinery that could be hazardous to workers include sharp ...

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Agricultural Machinery - Crushing hazards

2021-8-9  Design points. Protect crush points so that workers cannot get their arms or hands trapped. This involves allowing adequate clearance around the moving parts. Prevent access to crush points using fixed guards or interlocked guards. Provide check valves and mechanical supports for hydraulic equipment that are easy to use from outside the danger area

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NASD - Mechanical Hazards - Shear Point

2011-9-28  Mechanical Hazards - Shear Point. A shear point occurs where the edges of two machine parts move across or close enough to each other to cut a relatively soft material. A hedge trimmer is a good example of equipment with a shear point. This video is used for the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP), NSTMOP.psu.edu ...

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Mechanical and Electrical Hazard High Voltage Electric ...

2015-12-3  Crush points are also mechanical hazards in which two objects move close together. These mechanical hazards can easily crush limbs, fingers and bones. Crushing incidents can also lead to death in certain circumstances. Example of Mechanical Hazards. A drawing-in or trapping hazard such as between in-running gear wheels or rollers or between ...

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Pinch, Shear, Wrap and Crush Points – Indiana

2016-10-18  Pinch Points – A pinch point is any point where it is possible for a person (or part of a person’s body) to be caught between moving parts of a machine, or between the moving and stationary parts of a machine. Belt drives and chain drives are good examples. Shear Points – The edges of two objects moving close enough together to cut ...

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The Mechanical Machinery Hazards Mechanical Safety

2018-3-21  Mechanical Machinery Hazards. Most machinery has the potential to cause injury to people, and machinery accidents figure prominently in official accident statistics. These injuries may range in severity from a minor cut or bruise, through various degrees of wounding and disabling mutilation, to crushing, decapitation or another fatal injury. It ...

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Caught or Crushed Injuries OSHA Safety Manuals

Caught/crush hazards are not limited to machinery. Vehicles, powered doors, and forklifts can pose a crush hazard unless they have been blocked or tagged out. Never place your body under or between powered equipment unless it is de-energized. Doors, file drawers, and heavy crates can pinch fingers and toes. Take care where you place your fingers.

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Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries -

2019-7-29  Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries. Mechanical hazards are hazards created by the use of or exposure to either powered or manually operated equipment, machinery and plant. Mechanical injuries are mostly caused either by contact or entanglement with machinery. Part of the machinery that could be hazardous to workers include sharp ...

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Many injuries are caused by mechanical hazards associated ...

Many injuries are caused by mechanical hazards associated with the machine or equipment such as: Pinch points – formed when two machine parts move together and at least one of the parts moves in a circle (e.g. gear, belt or chain drives). Keep guards and shields in place and well maintained.

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Safety Factsheet: Hazards of Conveyors

2018-10-17  introduce amputation hazards associated with mechanical motion. Conveyor‐related injuries often involve a worker’s body parts getting caught in nip points or shear points when: • Cleaning or maintaining a conveyor, especially when it is still operating. • Reaching into an in‐going nip point

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Mechanical hazards - SlideShare

2017-4-17  3. Introduction • A hazard is any agent that can cause harm or damage to humans, property, or the environment. • Mechanical hazards are those associated with power-driven machines, whether automated or manually operated. • In an industry,

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Physical Hazards of Machinery Equipment

2 天前  Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from needless and preventable machinery-related injuries. Mechanical equipment, tools and other machines have the potential to pose hazards to users including pinch points, wrap points, shear points, crush points, pull-in points, and the potential for objects to be thrown from equipment. The point of operation, as well as all

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NASD - Mechanical Hazards - Shear Point

2011-9-28  Mechanical Hazards - Shear Point. A shear point occurs where the edges of two machine parts move across or close enough to each other to cut a relatively soft material. A hedge trimmer is a good example of equipment with a shear point. This video is used for the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP), NSTMOP.psu.edu ...

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Caught or Crushed Injuries OSHA Safety Manuals

Caught/crush hazards are not limited to machinery. Vehicles, powered doors, and forklifts can pose a crush hazard unless they have been blocked or tagged out. Never place your body under or between powered equipment unless it is de-energized. Doors, file drawers, and heavy crates can pinch fingers and toes. Take care where you place your fingers.

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Caught or Crush Injuries - Safe at Work California

E ach year, workers suffer approximately 125,000 caught or crush injuries that occur when body parts get caught between two objects or entangled with machinery. These hazards are also referred to as “pinch points.” The physical forces applied to a body part caught in a pinch point can vary and cause injuries ranging from bruises, cuts, and scalping to mangled and amputated body parts, and ...

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Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries -

2019-7-29  Mechanical hazards and common mechanical injuries. Mechanical hazards are hazards created by the use of or exposure to either powered or manually operated equipment, machinery and plant. Mechanical injuries are mostly caused either by contact or entanglement with machinery. Part of the machinery that could be hazardous to workers include sharp ...

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Location of Mechanical Hazards

Location of Mechanical Hazards Point of Operation: Where work is performed on material Power transmission apparatus: transmit power (pulleys, belts, etc.) Other moving parts: all parts of machine which move while machine is working Basic Machine Hazards Motions Rotating (including in-running nip points) Reciprocating Transverse

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Safety Factsheet: Hazards of Conveyors

2018-10-17  introduce amputation hazards associated with mechanical motion. Conveyor‐related injuries often involve a worker’s body parts getting caught in nip points or shear points when: • Cleaning or maintaining a conveyor, especially when it is still operating. • Reaching into an in‐going nip point

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Guide to machinery and equipment safety

2020-7-22  1.2 Non-mechanical hazards Non-mechanical hazards associated with machinery and equipment can include harmful emissions, contained fluids or gas under pressure, chemicals and chemical by-products, electricity and noise, all of which can cause serious injury if

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1 - Pinch Points: Safety Training

2021-11-5  A. Recognize pinch point hazards. B. Know how to prevent pinch point injuries. OSHA 29 Regulations: CFR 1910.2 1-222. 1. Workplace Injuries May Occur When a Body Part Gets Caught in a Pinch Point. A. A pinch point is a place where it’s possible for a body part to be caught: 1. Between moving machine parts . 2.

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Causes and controls for preventing pinch point injuries ...

2012-8-1  A Pinch Point is produced when 2 objects come together and there is a possibility that a person could be caught or injured when coming in contact with that area. Pinch points commonly impact fingers / hands, but can impact any area of the body. The injury resulting from a pinch point could be as minor as a blister or as severe as amputation or ...

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