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

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Driven Machinery Regulations, 2015

8. Sanding machines


The user shall cause every—

(a) drum sanding-machine to be provided with effective guards so arranged as to completely enclose the revolving drum except such portion as is necessary for the performance of the work;
(b) disc sanding-machine to be provided with suitable guards that shall completely enclose the periphery and back of the sanding disc and that portion of the working face of the disc under the table; and
(c) belt sanding-machine to be provided with guards at the trap points where the sanding belt runs onto its pulleys and cause any section of the belt not used for sanding to be effectively enclosed.



(a) None