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Lathes and Mills Safety Checklist

Always follow manufacturer's instructions and recommendations for safe and proper use.

Lathes (stock turns)

  • Is the chuck key removed prior to operating the machine?
  • Is a plastic shield cover used when machine operated?

Mills (stock stays still mill parts rotate)

  • Do all cutting heads have a guard?
Lathes machine

Contact Information

Robin McCall-Miller, Occupational Safety Program Manager