Woodworking Sector: Amputations in Woodworking // Industry Workshops

08 Nov 2019

Ref No.: 081119 (1)

UEN: S97SS0046G

Dear Valued ASPRI Members,

Woodworking Sector: Amputations in Woodworking // Industry Workshop

Within the Manufacturing sector, Woodworking is one of the sub sectors with higher incidences of injuries leading to amputations. Such injuries often involve the use of machinery like bandsaws and circular saws. Inspection findings from the Ministry of Manpower conducted in 2018 revealed that the common contraventions include the lack of machine guarding, failure in implementing lock-out procedures during maintenance and repair, and inadequate risk assessments done.

The WSH Council encourages all employers, especially in the Woodworking sector, to Take Time to Take Care of their workers’ safety and health by putting in place the necessary preventive measures to reduce workplace risks.

Read the full article here for past amputations cases in the Woodworking sector and the recommended preventive measures that employers can put in place.


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