Metal engraving plates are tools used in the printing and metals industries. They are circular plates with a design or image on them. They are heated to a high temperature, then the image is etched into the metal. There are many types of metal engraving plates and they come in different sizes and shapes.
If you are an engraver and use metal plates to create designs or images, you need to be aware of the dangers that come with working with these plates. Metal engraving plates can cause injuries if they are not handled properly. Here are some of the most common types of injuries that engravers can experience:
Third degree burns – When the metal plate is hot, it can cause burns if it touches your skin.
Boils – If water gets onto the metal plate while it is being engraved, it can heat up, then contact the skin and cause a boil. A boil is a large, painful lump on the skin which can be difficult to get rid of and requires surgery.
Cuts and other injuries – If a plate is struck with a hammer or other tool, it can shatter sending debris into the immediate area
If you have been injured by metal Engraving plates, you should contact an attorney. The plates are made of a very strong metal that can easily cause serious injuries if it is not handled correctly. An attorney can help you file a claim and get the compensation you deserve.