Let’s not kid ourselves. No matter how well we guard our press brakes and no matter how experienced operators are, every time they stand in front of a machine and bend parts, they are at risk of injury. The repetitive, hands-on operation requires 100 percent focus to complete without making a mistake. Any slip in concentration can result in serious injury. Because of this, it is of the utmost importance that hazards be mitigated and best practices be followed.safer bending environment