Paris, France (Monday 28 November 2016) – End-users safety is the main concern of European producers of abrasive products. Indeed, seventy (70) experts, present in Paris, France from November 21st – 22nd for the FEPA technical conference, represented forty-one (41) companies from fifteen (15) European countries. The common thread that emerged from the discussions was to reduce risks in the use of abrasives products such as contact, exposure to noise, vibration, kick-back effect as well as ejection of parts and debris. The experts addressed improvement of the EN safety standards, which are providing essential safety requirements in design, production, and marking, as well as how to effectively communicate to the end-users in order to raise awareness on safety measures.
Monday, November 28, 2016