Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Swagefast ensures their clients are well trained for safety reasons

GENERAL SAFETY RULES:


1. Training sessions on an on going basis with qualified personnel is recommended before using Swagebolt equipment.

2. Swagebolt equipment must be maintained in a safe working condition at all times. Tools and hoses should be inspected at the beginning of each shift/day for damage or wear. Any repair should be done by a qualified repairman trained on Swagefast procedures.

3. For multiple hazards, read and understand the safety instructions before installing, operating, repairing, maintaining, changing accessories on, or working near the assembly power tool. Failure to do so can result in serious bodily injury.

4. Only qualified and trained operators should install, adjust or use the assembly power tool.

5. Do not modify this assembly power tool. This can reduce effectiveness of safety measures and increase operator risk.

6. Do not discard safety instructions; give them to the operator.

7. Do not use assembly power tool if it has been damaged.

8. Tools shall be inspected periodically to verify all ratings and markings required, and listed in the manual, are legibly marked on the tool. The employer/operator shall contact the manufacturer to obtain replacement marking labels when necessary. Refer to assembly drawing and parts list for
replacement.

9. Tool is only to be used as stated in this manual. Any other use is prohibited.

10. Read MSDS Specifications before servicing the tool. MSDS specifications are available from the product manufacturer or your Swagefast representative.

11. Only genuine Swagefast parts shall be used for replacements or spares. Use of any other parts can result in tooling damage or personal injury.

12. Never remove any safety guards or pintail deflectors.

13. Never install a fastener in free air. Personal injury from fastener ejecting may occur.

14. Where applicable, always clear spent pintail out of nose assembly before installing the next fastener.

15. Check clearance between trigger and work piece to ensure there is no pinch point when tool is activated. Remote triggers are available for hydraulic tooling if pinch point is unavoidable.

16. Do not abuse tool by dropping or using it as a hammer. Never use hydraulic or air lines as a handle or to bend or pry the tool. Reasonable care of installation tools by operators is an important factor in maintaining tool efficiency, eliminating downtime, and preventing an accident which
may cause severe personal injury.

17. Never place hands between nose assembly and work piece. Keep hands clear from front of tool.

18. Tools with ejector rods should never be cycled with out nose assembly installed.

19. When two piece lock bolts are being used always make sure the collar orientation is correct. See fastener data sheet for correct positioning.

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