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    Two General Safety Rule for CNC Machines−Never operate a CNC machine without proper training or consulting the specific operator's manual for that particular machine and control type.−Never attempt to program a CNC machine without proper training or consulting the specific programmer's manual...

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    •Always turn the CNC machine off completely and clean it up when you have finished using it. DON'T: •Never wear gloves. •Never wear loose clothing or jewellery. •Never reach into a CNC machine while it is running. •Never place hands near a revolving spindle. •Never leave the machine...

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    •Always check that tools are sharp and set correctly. •Always check that the correct tool data is entered into the CNC program. •Always make sure that all guards are in position while the machine is in operation. •Always make sure that all work and fixtures are clamped securely before sta...

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    Suitable footwear must be worn. A closed shoe with leather uppers or safety boots would be appropriate. Clothing It is important to remember that while you are working in the machine shop you should not be wearing loose clothing or jewellery, which may get caught in revolving cutters. The moving ...

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    2. Assess the riskWork out how likely is it that the hazard will hurt someone, and how badly they could be hurt. Always tell someone about hazards you can't fix yourself, and remember it is more urgent to make the changes if the hazard is likely to cause serious injury.3. Minimise the riskFix the...

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