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A user's guide to conveyor belt safety [online] : protection from danger zones

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
75 p.
Publisher:
Montreal, Canada: IRSST Publications
Year:
2007
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
This guide is composed of two sections. Section 1 provides definitions, information on conveyor
belt accidents, an overview of mechanical hazards and applicable legal requirements. Section 2
discusses risk assessment and hazard control procedures, specific safeguards against mechanical
and other hazards, safeguards against hazards encountered during maintenance, and training
for operators and maintenance personnel.
This guide is directed mainly to workers, technicians, supervisors, joint health and safety
committee members, and other interested parties.
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