Information on the National Emphasis Program on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries!
"The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an “Instruction” describing policies and procedures for the continued implementation of a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate amputation hazards in manufacturing industries. OSHA’s enforcement history shows that employees are often injured when machinery or equipment is not properly guarded or maintained. This NEP targets industrial and manufacturing workplaces having machinery and equipment that can potentially cause amputations..."
(Shared from VPPPA Region II.)