Quick Reference Sheets

Machine safety quick reference sheets outline required machine safeguarding following OSHA 1910 standards and ANSI B-11 requirements on an individual machine basis: Grinders, Lathes, Press Brakes and Power Presses. Please download these handy sheets for a comprehensive view of machine safeguarding compliance. If you have additional questions about machine safeguarding, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-922-7533.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Guard Opening Scales

A FREE on-page quick reference sheet that outlines proper use of a guard opening scale, the history of the guard opening scale, plus the differences between the OSHA (CFR 1910.217) and ANSI guard opening scales. Part of our library of quick reference sheets.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Grinders

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for bench and pedestal grinders. OSHA 29 CFR SubPart O 1910.215 is a machine specific (vertical) regulation with a number of requirements, which if left unchecked, are often cited by OSHA as violations. This grinder safety sheet includes work rests and tongue guards, ring testing, wheel covers and PPE. Part of our library of quick reference sheets.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Lathes

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for lathes. OSHA 29 CFR SubPart O 1910.212, ANSI B11.6 and NFPA 79 standards are referenced. This lathe safety sheet covers chuck shields, chip/coolant shields, telescopic metal sleeves, self-ejecting chucks, magnetic motor-starters with dropout protection, main power disconnects, lockout/tagout and danger signs. Part of our library of quick reference sheets.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Press Brakes

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for press brakes. OSHA 29 CFR SubPart O 1910.212, ANSI B11.3, ANSI B11.19 and NFPA 79 standards are discussed. This safety sheet covers mechanical and hydraulic press brakes, light curtains, two-hand controls, stop-time measurement (STM), Active Optical Protective Devices (lasers) and Safe Speed Safeguarding, perimeter guarding, lockout/tagout and danger signs. Part of our library of quick reference sheets, designed to be used in combination with our Die Safety Blocks and Guard Opening Scale quick reference sheets.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Die Safety Blocks

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for die safety blocks (also known as safety blocks, ram blocks, die blocks or prop blocks). OSHA CFR 29, Subpart O, 1910.217 (d)(9)(iv) and ANSI B11.19-2003 are referenced. This safety sheet covers die block types, die block electrical interlock systems, die block calculations and danger signs. Part of our library of quick reference sheets.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Power Presses

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for mechanical power presses. OSHA CFR Subpart O 1910.217 and ANSI B11.1-2009 standards are discussed. This safety sheet covers point-of-operation guards, awareness barriers, light curtains, two-hand controls, OSHA inspections, lockout/tagout and danger signs. Part of our library of quick reference sheets, designed to be used in combination with our Guard Opening Scale quick reference sheet.

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Quick Reference Sheet – Robots

A FREE, one-page quick reference sheet that outlines machine safeguarding requirements for robots. Robots are machines, and as such, must be safeguarded in ways similar to those presented for any hazardous remotely controlled machine, falling under the general duty clause or OSHA 1910.212(a)(1) or 1910.212(a)(3)ii. ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 is the most recent U.S. Standard on Industrial Robots, which requires that perimeter guards contain the robot automation. Part of our library of quick reference sheets, designed to be used in combination with our Guard Opening Scale quick reference sheet.