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OSHA 1910.27 Regulation Standards for Mechanical Power Presses

June 26, 2024

The following document contains OSHA 1910.217 standards for mechanical power presses along with interpretation by Wintriss Controls group of Honeywell.

Notes to reading the standards below:

  • Wintriss Interpretations are in red below the relevant paragraph.
  • Common areas of noncompliance and those of special importance have the paragraph number colored in green.
  • The PSDI section of the standard can be presently ignored since certification agents are not available.
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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)

Mechanical power presses. - 1910.217

  • Standard Number: 1910.217 
  • Standard Title: Mechanical power presses 
  • SubPart Number: 1910 Subpart O
  • SubPart Title: Machinery and Machine Guarding 

(From OSHA Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR))

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