CP 28:1984 (1999)

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


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.




Status Withdrawn - 12 Oct 2020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
Adoption -