Expert Peter Chen, a Mechanical Engineer at ARCCA, answers those questions in his latest article published in the May issue of CLM (Claims & Litigation Management) Magazine.
According to OSHA, employee exposure to unguarded or inadequately guarded machines is prevalent in the workplace, and workers who operate and maintain machinery suffer approximately 18,000 amputations, lacerations, crushing injuries, abrasions, and over 800 deaths per year. Amputation is one of the most severe and crippling types of injuries in the occupational workplace, and often results in permanent disability. In his article, Peter explains what machine guards are, how they work, and why they are so critical in preventing injuries in the workplace.
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