Safety Requirements for Vertical Clamp Injection Molding Machines
|Publication Date:||25 February 2014|
The requirements of this standard shall apply to Vertical Clamp Injection Molding Machines (VCIMMs) that process plastic materials and inject said material into a mold(s) held closed by a vertically acting clamp.
VCIMM suppliers and users shall use the risk assessment process in the manufacture, care, and use of the machinery.
Deviations from the requirements of this standard shall be based on a documented risk assessment.
Safety requirements for the use of ancillary equipment or molds for VCIMM are not covered by this standard.
The purpose of this standard is to identify and address known hazards to personnel working on, or adjacent to, a VCIMM.