Wednesday June 28, 2017
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Health and Safety Regulations, Press Brakes Operations

 

As you know, CSA Z-142-02 Health and Safety Standard is the law of the land as it relates to Press Brakes operation in Canada.

 

In essence, there are two separate areas in the standard that need to be addressed in order to operate within Government regulations and reduce liability concerns.

 

- The first one deals with the Press Brake itself.
- The second one has to do with the Work Cell in which the Press Brake is operated.

 

The Press Brake:

 

Your Press Brake must have the following four features:

 

The Work Cell:

 

Depending on your specific work cell arrangement, you may need additional guarding equipment such as:

 

 

Your used Allsteel Press Brake may have been manufactured before the implementation of this Health and Safety Standard; we can help you with the necessary up grades. Call us as soon as you can, we will be pleased to assist you in this process.

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