CP 28:1984 (1999)

Code of practice for the construction, care and safe use of shears

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Establishes the safety criteria for the construction, care and use of shears designed primarily of metal shearing. Applies to machines constructed with a plate or cast-type ram or both, bed, table, hold-down and housings, utilizing one fixed and one moving non-rotary blade for the shearing action, and having a constant rake for any one shearing stroke. It is a useful guide (to be read in relation with the statutory requirements of the Factories Act, 1973) for all users, maintenance personnel and manufacture of shears.

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Status Withdrawn - 12 Oct 2020
Edition 1984
No. of Pages 36
ICS Classification 13.110 Safety of machinery
25.120.10 Forging equipment. Presses. Shears
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
Available for Purchase unknown
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