Industrial paper cutting and folding machines are used in a variety of industries to create products such as brochures, flyers, and catalogs. They are also used in the printing and publishing industries to create books, magazines, and newspapers. The machines use a variety of cutting and folding techniques to create the desired product.


Industrial uses for paper cutting and folding machines include the manufacturing of packaging, advertising materials, and booklets. Injuries can occur when these machines are used improperly or when they are not maintained.

If you’re like most people, when you hear the words “paper cutting” or “folding machine,” you think of cute, paper-thin pieces of origami. But if you happen to be a victim of a serious injury related to one of these machines, your thoughts may quickly turn to those gruesome images.

Here are some facts about paper cutting and folding injuries that should make you reconsider using either of these machines:

-According to the National Safety Council (NSC), over half a million people visit emergency rooms each year due to injuries caused by paper cutting or folding machines.

-Folders accounted for almost one third of all injuries from using these machines in 2010. Knives were the cause of more than two thirds of the injuries from folding machines, while scissors were the main cause of injuries from paper cutting machines.

-The most common types of injuries from using these machines are cuts (40%), followed by lacerations (29%). Injuries involving broken bones account for less than 5% of all cases.

When using a paper cutting or folding machine, be sure to wear safety glasses and a dust mask to avoid inhaling harmful particles. Keep your hands well away from the blade and moving parts of the machine. If you are injured while using a paper cutting or folding machine, do not hesitate to seek medical attention.

If you have been injured by a paper cutting or folding machine, you should contact an attorney. An attorney can help you file a claim and get the compensation you deserve.