Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)
Driven Machinery Regulations, 1988
6. Wood Moulding and Mortising Machines
|1)||Having regard to the nature of the work which is performed, the user shall cause the cutter or chain of every wood moulding or mortising machine to be effectively guarded.|
|2)||If work cannot be performed when the cutter of a moulding machine is guarded, the user shall cause the wood being moulded to be held in a jig or holder which is so constructed that it will ensure safe working of the machine: Provided that where a jig or holder cannot be used, the user shall provide a suitable spike or pushstick and shall require persons who operate the machine to use it when necessary.|
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