Understanding Mechanical Hazards - TheGibsonEdge
Where Mechanical Hazards Occur. Hazards often occur at the point of operation, or the point where work is performed on the material. This could be cutting, shaping, boring, or forming of stock. Regardless the type of work, the point of operation of the work must be safeguarded. Additionally, all parts of the machine that move pose threat of injury.Safeguarding - Working around Machinery : OSH Answers,Hazards associated with working near or on machinery vary depending on the exact machine used but can include exposure to: moving parts (e.g., risk of injuries from entanglement, friction, abrasion, cutting, severing, shearing, stabbing, puncturing, impact, crushing, drawing-in or trapping, etc.)Agricultural Machinery - Mechanical and other common hazards,Mechanical and other common hazards This section discusses injuries that happen when parts of the body come into contact with moving machinery and other common hazards, and suggests how best practice design can eliminate these hazards.