Northern Safety & Industrial
OSHA Seeks Input on Mechanical Power Presses Standard
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a request for information and public input concerning the mechanical power presses standard, which was initially issued in 1971.
OSHA is seeking information regarding:
- How closely the standard should follow the current ANSI standard
- Types of presses that should be covered
- Use and certification of equipment
- Requirements for press modifications, training, and injury reporting
Comments may be submitted until October 26, 2021.