Computerised Sewing Machine - Janome TXL 607

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http://janome.co.uk/janome_products/model-txl607/

This is a computerised sewing machine with hundreds of stitch styles, embroidery patterns and can also stitch lettering.

Risk: orangeMedium Risk

Induction: None

Activity

  • Stitiching together fabric. Embroidery. Stitiching and trimming fabric.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • none

Procedure

Before During After
  • Use the correct needle and machine settings for the weight of fabric.
  • Tie back hair and/or remove loose clothing.
  • Thread machine according to instructions
  • Remove pins from work
  • Tidy up your working area.
  • Clean any loose threads / debris from machine
  • Replace cover on machine

Risk Assessment

Hazard Persons Before Controls Controls After Controls
Entanglement in moving machinery Operator Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
May happen
Risk
orangeMedium
  • Loose clothing and long hair to be tied back.
  • Jewellery to be removed.
Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Very unlikely
Risk
greenLow
Piercing Operators Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Unlikely
Risk
orangeMedium
  • Presser foot to be used whenever possible
Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Very unlikely
Risk
greenLow
Fire People in the vicinity Severity
Serious injury
Likelihood
Unlikely
Risk
orangeMedium
  • Equipment is CE marked.
Severity
Serious injury
Likelihood
Theoretical
Risk
greenLow
Cuts Operator Severity
Minor injury
Likelihood
Very unlikely
Risk
greenLow
  • Keep hands clear of blade on overlocker
Severity
Minor injury
Likelihood
Theoretical
Risk
greenLow
Electricution Operator Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
May happen
Risk
orangeMedium
  • unplug machine before changing lamp
Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Theoretical
Risk
greenLow
Manual Handling Operator Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Unlikely
Risk
orangeMedium
  • Follow correct manual handling practice
Severity
Significant injury
Likelihood
Very unlikely
Risk
greenLow
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