VIC: Safety Alert on Guarding Brake Presses

Reported by Julia | 18 Jun, 2010

WorkSafe has released a safety alert on brake presses that are not guarded or are improperly guarded. A brake press is a piece of equipment used for bending sheet and plate material, usually sheet metal. Having an unguarded brake press can be risky for the worker operating the plant. A worker’s hand may become trapped …