Industrial packaging machinery is used to create different types of packaging. This equipment is used in the food, beverage, tobacco, chemical, and other manufacturing industries. It helps to reduce waste and improve efficiency. Some common features of industrial packaging machinery include: automatic sealing and puncturing, printing and branding capabilities, automated labeling and tracking, and recyclability.
Packaging machinery can be very dangerous if not handled properly. Injuries from these machines can range from minor scrapes and cuts to more serious injuries such as amputations.
Some of the most common are:
-Back injuries caused by lifting or moving heavy objects
-Fingers and hands severed by moving metal parts
-Lacerations from sharp edges or corners on equipment
-Compression injuries from being trapped between two rotating parts
If you are ever injured by a packaging machine, be sure to speak with an attorney about your legal rights.