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English translation: parts of machinery where hands can become trapped

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02:58 Mar 17, 2008
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
English term or phrase: pinch points
Potential hazards
List the main hazards associated with this job.

Stored released energy, cuts, pinch points and excessive weights, falling equipments

What is the meaning of pinch points?
chopra_2002
India
Local time: 01:55
English translation:parts of machinery where hands can become trapped
Explanation:
See the reference: http://www.aurstaff.com/Safety/pinch_points.pdf


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Note added at 51 mins (2008-03-17 03:50:07 GMT)
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Actually, not just hands ... any part of the body. See: http://www.bnsf.com/employees/communications/bnsf_today/2007...
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Jackie Bowman
Local time: 16:25
Grading comment
Thanks so much for your great answer.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +7parts of machinery where hands can become trapped
Jackie Bowman


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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
parts of machinery where hands can become trapped


Explanation:
See the reference: http://www.aurstaff.com/Safety/pinch_points.pdf


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Note added at 51 mins (2008-03-17 03:50:07 GMT)
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Actually, not just hands ... any part of the body. See: http://www.bnsf.com/employees/communications/bnsf_today/2007...


Jackie Bowman
Local time: 16:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks so much for your great answer.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gary D: this is absolutly correct, all child prams mush have "pinch points" covered to prevent injury, PS, Equipments, no "S"
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Gary. Now, if only they'd match the rules on prams with rules on deck chairs ...

agree  Rafal Korycinski
4 hrs

agree  Vicky Nash
7 hrs

agree  chaman4723
23 hrs

agree  Erich Ekoputra
1 day22 hrs

agree  Rusinterp
2 days58 mins

agree  V_N
9 days
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