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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)

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Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015

11. Slitting machines


(1) Having regard to the nature of the work that is performed, the user of a slitting machine shall cause—
(a) the cutting edge of the disc cutter to be effectively guarded;
(b) fixed guarding or enclosures to prevent access to a slitting machine; and
(c) access points to be controlled by an interlocked safety device, which must prevent or arrest the motion of the machine when activated by unauthorised entry.



(a) None