Mechanical & Non-Mechanical Hazards Associated with the Moving Parts Of Machinery

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Two mechanical hazards associated with moving parts of Machinery.

Two non-mechanical hazards to which a machine operator may be Exposed.

Part (a)

Mechanical

  1. Entanglement
  2. Trapping
  3. Collision / Impact
  4. Crushing
  5. Piercing / injection / stabbing / puncture



  1. Friction / abrasion
  2. Shearing / severing
  3. Cutting
  4. Drawing in
  5. Ejection of particles Part (b)

Non-Mechanical

  1. Fire
  2. Contact with hot surfaces
  3. Electricity
  4. Noise
  5. Dusts



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