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WMMA Announces Revised Safety Standard for Woodworking Machinery

First Choice Industrial, LLCRevised Safety Standard for Woodworking Machinery

April 2011 — Commerce, CA – The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America® (WMMA®), a trade association of U.S. manufacturers of woodworking machinery, cutting tools, and supplies, today announced the availability of American National Standard Institute (ANSI) standard, Safety Requirements for Woodworking Machinery Safety Requirements, O1.1-2009. It revises O1.1-2004.

This standard was processed and approved for submittal to ANSI by the Accredited Standards Committee O1. The ANSI O1.1-2009 is an “umbrella” standard under which the committee is currently developing several machine-specific safety standards. The safety standard for fixed angle jump saws has been completed and is available.

The ANSI O1.1-2009 is available in electronic format from the ANSI eStandards Store. For more information on purchasing the new standard, please visit:

Read full press release here

First Choice Industrial, LLC–in conjunction with a number of our suppliers and industry contacts–continues to strive to keep our professional woodworking customers informed of the rapidly evolving changes in safety guidelines that can directly impact compliance with safety manufacturing standards.

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