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

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Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015

5. Band saws and band knives


The user shall—

(a) cause all moving parts, except the working portion of the blade at the point of operation, of every band saw or band knife to be effectively guarded; and
(b) ensure that the machine is operated by a person trained for that particular machine.



(a) None