The Occupational Safety and Health Act has provided the engineer with a serious and important challenge--designing safety into the product and seeing that it is used and maintained properly. Although it appears that the Act is directed toward the user of the equipment, the designer must not be lulled into a sense of false security in assuming that this relieves him of responsibilities, when in fact, the opposite is true. This article outlines the major areas of concern and challenge for the designer of materials handling equipment.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Carliss, O S
    • Olsen, W W
  • Publication Date: 1973-12

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  • Accession Number: 00051359
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ASME Journal of Mechanical Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1974 12:00AM