The workplace environment is that of a factory or other manufacturing facility. Depending on the manufacturing facility, the environment may be hot, cold, dusty, or full of chemicals. The feeder is constantly working with heavy machinery, so they must be on guard at all times so that safety is maintained
The machine feeder may be exposed to dangerous materials, solutions, and chemicals, so they must use precautions to avoid injuries. Safety rules and procedures must be maintained to keep the feeder and other employees safe through the manufacturing process.
While the workplace of a machine feeder can be dangerous, most countries require safety precautions through the use of safety gear. This gear protects the worker from accidents and exposure to harmful materials and chemicals.