What it contains

Metal turning lathes are used in manufacturing to machine metal parts and have been linked to serious injuries and death. The document outlines how workplaces can reduce injury risks. It explains:

  • workplace health and safety risks of metal turning lathes include getting caught in the machine
  • the hazards associated with these machines and how to control them
  • workplace, training and supervision risk factors and how to control them
  • maintenance and repair risk factors and how to control them
  • personal protective equipment risk factors and how to control them