Bandsaw & Cutting Tool Specialists
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Saw Health & Safety

What Do You Know About Saw Safety?
Do you know the latest Health & Safety laws relating to saw safety?
  • Fixed interlock or adjustable guarding to prevent access to the blade (except at the point of operation) or any saw cleaning device during sawing
  • Guards must capable of containing any ejected work piece or blade
  • Band saw wheels to be guarded by interlocked guards fitted with a single detector actuated in positive mode
  • Adjustable guide to be fitted to support the blade during operation and reduce the risk of blade breakage in use
  • Work zone guarding at saws with power operated feeds of more than 2m/min
  • Pivoting head saws must have self closing guards mechanically interlocked
  • Machines to be fitted with either mechanical or manually operated clamping devices (Certain exceptions apply)
ADS Precision Ltd have fully qualified Health & Safety professionals. Contact us for more details about how we can help you to operate safely and meet your legal requirements.
  • Site surveys
  • Full risk assessment for all your plant and machinery
  • Qualified Health & Safety professionals