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Swage Block

Owned by Forge Team
Maintained by Forge Team

Working

Machine is working as expected.

This machine does not require induction to use.

Used to support metal for shaping.

Sides can be used for forming metal to their shape.

Holes can be used for dishing, bending.

Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Required Please wear goggles or a face shield
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc. Safety caps are recommended.
Required Long pants required.
Required No Synthetic materials or clothing.

Task / Action Executive Team Leader Named Maintainer Trainers Team Membership Implementer
Modification and Repairs - AC C I I I R

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
01 Minor Burn Insignificant Likely 4 - Medium Wear PPE, use appropriate tooling, water on hand, first aid kit Unlikely Insignificant 2 - Low Yes
02 Moderate Burn Minor Possible 6 - Medium Wear PPE, water on hand, use appropriate tooling, first aid kit Unlikely Insignificant 2 - Low Yes
03 Major Burn Major Unlikely 8 - High Wear PPE, use appropriate tooling, water on hand, first aid kit Unlikely Minor 4 - Low Yes
04 Flying Sparks Insignificant Likely 4 - Medium Wear PPE, water on hand, first aid kit Unlikely Insignificant 2 - Low Yes
05 Industrial Noise Minor Very Likely High - 10 Wear PPE Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
06 Swage Block falls on user Moderate Unlikely 6 - Medium Swage block secured to stand. Get assistance to move Swage Block if required. Wear Safety toe boots/PPE when in the forge area Minor Very Unlikely 2 - Low Yes
07 Swage Block falls on finger Moderate Unlikely 6 - Medium Get assistance to adjust Swage Block if required. Ensure pin secures swage block before use Minor Very Unlikely 2 - Low Yes
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