This NIOSH report is useful for maintenance workers and laborers. It summarizes fatality information from BLS data and from investigations of baling and compacting deaths; it recommends training and work practices, including lockout/tagout (LOTO) and machine guarding.
A NIOSH report, Preventing Deaths and Injuries While Compacting or Baling Refuse Material, summarizes BLS CFOI data, investigations of deaths, describes how the Fair Labor Standards Act and ANSI Z245 apply, and recommends training and work practices, including lockout/tagout (LOTO) and machine guarding; the information is useful for maintenance workers or laborers.
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