Newsletter – April 2019

Production Resources Incorporated News April 2019

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Production Resources April 2019 News

OSHA Top 10 Most Cited Violations 2018

highlighted are those of particular interest to our customers using power presses

and similar equipment

1. Fall protection, construction

2. Hazard communication standard, general industry

3. Scaffolding, general requirements, construction

4. Respiratory protection, general industry

5. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]

6. Ladders, construction

7. Powered industrial trucks, general industry

8. Fall Protection–Training Requirements

9. Machinery and Machine Guarding, general requirements (29 CFR 1910.212) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]

10. Eye and Face Protection

The OSHA 1910.212 standard covers guarding of machinery to protect operators and other employees

from hazards, including those created by point of operation, in-going nip points, rotating parts, flying chips

and sparks.

Other standards you need to be familiar with are: OSHA 1910.217 Mechanical Power Presses. Link

to follow:

ANSI B11.1-2009 – Safety Requirements For Mechanical Power Presses

NFPA 70E / ANSI B11.19 / ANSI/ASSE Z244.1 – Electrical Workplace Safeguarding Package

The ANSI standards are available for purchase at the ANSI webstore.

PRI Application Engineers can help you with machine safeguarding and OSHA/ANSI compliance.

We offer onsite compliance surveys and safeguarding solutions – Shadow light curtains for

point of operation safeguarding, Pax die doors for safeguarding and sound control,

Rockford laser scanners and safety mats for area guarding Protech restraints and

press brake safeguarding device, Wintriss clutch/brake controls for OSHA/ANSI

compliance Safety Blocks and slide locks, Riveter and spot welder safeguarding devices

onsite compliance surveys and safeguarding solutions


New Application Engineer for Georgia and Southeast Tennessee Jake Jones is moving from customer service and will be calling on our customers in Georgia and Southeast TN effective March 1, 2019.

You can reach Jake at (615) 712-4100 or

Isabel Moran and Becky Parkey are available in customer service to help you with orders, delivery, and invoicing. Shannon Woodard can assist you with accounting issues. They can be reached at 800-863-3164

Dorner Upcoming Parts and Services Promotion

We have a new Parts Promotion starting in April! The April Promotion provides a 15% added discount on L1 and L2 Service Parts Kits.

Dorner’s Parts Kits help ensure you have the necessary key parts on hand for quick repairs

to avoid costly downtime.

Dorner Parts Kits






New Technical Articles Available on our Technical Resources Page

What to consider when selecting and implementing Press Automation Controls

Productivity, Safety, and Ergonomic Considerations for Hand-fed Presses

Please take advantage of the information on our technical resources page

PRI Technical Resources

Call Lloyd Pillsbury for more information: 615-948-9661

or email

Download PDF version HERE!

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