Power Presses


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 During early 2021 the SAFed Guidance documents and content will be reviewed, updated and revised on the website. Please continually check back for updates. If there are any questions or queries please contact admin@safed.co.uk

TC 7 meets on a regular basis to discuss any matter affecting the inspection of power presses. In addition it produces from time to time specific SAFed Guidelines and Guidance to meet arising situations.

SS01:    Recruitment training and competency of engineer surveyors – Technical questions for competence examinations – Power Presses. Issue 06 9/06/2015 Internal use only
TC7 Power press inspection and defect data. Produced annually Internal Use Only
PPC 01 Power press thorough examination procedures – Implementation of safety related electrical control system requirements – Incorporated into PPC 03 Withdrawn
PPC 02 Two hand controls – SAFed policy – Incorporated into PPC 03 Withdrawn
PPC 03 Guidance for the Competent Person – A common approach to the thorough examination of power presses Click here to download Issue 05 01/04/2016 Current
PPC 04 Guidance for Position of Press Brakes (Brown Book) Click here to download Issue 01 01/10/2018 Current

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