OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 22 Safeguards

Section 317 Machine failure

Where an employer has identified a hazard of machine failure that could result in the machine breaking apart and throwing out debris that might injure a worker, some form of adequate restraining or containing safeguard is required. For example, Figure 22.18 shows a cage used to restrain split rim wheel assemblies while being serviced.

Figure 22.18 Cage to restrain split rim wheel assemblies