Safety Matters: Machine Guarding Interactive Online Training

Interactive Training
35 minutes

Course Description

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding Interactive Online Training

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding provides a brief overview of the hazards of working with machinery, the general types of machine safeguards, and how to do the job right to avoid injury, amputation, or even worse. Every year almost twenty thousand people are injured and lose limbs in machine related incidents. Almost a thousand of them die. The safety of your employees matters.


Learning Objectives:

Mechanical Hazard Locations

  • Point of operation
  • Power transmission apparatus

Hazards from Mechanical Motions

  • Rotating machine parts
  • In-running nip points
  • Reciprocating motions
  • Traversing parts

Hazards from Mechanical Actions

  • Cutting
  • Punching operations
  • Shearing operations and machines that bend

Safeguards when Working with Machines

  • Purpose of machine guarding
  • Five types of safeguards
  • Four types of machine guards
  • Safety control



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