Machine Guarding

Machines that are not properly safeguarded can cause serious injury, such as crushed or severed fingers, hands and arms, eye injuries, and even blindness.

What does this course cover?

  • Recognize the hazards of working with mechanical equipment, including where those hazards occur and the motions and actions that cause the hazards.

  • Identify the purpose of machine safeguarding, safeguarding device requirements, factors that influence safeguarding methods, and the safeguarding methods used to protect you from mechanical hazards.

  • Recognize your responsibilities to utilize machine safeguards properly.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of machine safeguards, their safety features and workplace safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • OSHA Manual 3067 – Revised 1992 – Concepts and Techniques of Machine Safeguarding

  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119 – Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

  • OSHA Act Section (5)(a) General Duty clause

  • 1910.147 Control of Hazardous Energy “Lockout/Tagout”

  • 1910 Subpart O – Machinery and Machine Guarding

  • 1910.211 – Definitions

  • 1910.212 – General requirements for all machines

  • 1910.213 – Woodworking machinery requirements

  • 1910.214 – Cooperage machinery (Reserved)

  • 1910.215 – Abrasive wheel machinery

  • 1910.216 – Mills and calenders in the rubber and plastics industries

  • 1910.217 – Mechanical Power Presses (Plus Appendices A,B,C, and D): 1910.217 (e) (2) and (f)(2)  Operator Training; 1910.217 (H) (I) A through and (ii) Operator Training; 1910.217 (e) (3) Maintenance Personnel Training

  • 1910.218 (a) (2) (iii) Forging Machines- Inspection and Maintenance Training

  • 1910.219 Mechanical Power Transmission Devices

  • 1910.263 Bakery Equipment

  • 1910.268 Telecommunications

  • 1910.252 (2)(xiii) Welding Cutting and Brazing – General

  • 1910.254 (a)(3) Arc Welding & Cutting

  • 1910.255 (a)(3) Resistance Welding

  • 1910.261 (h)(3)(ii) Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Mills

  • 1910.264 (d)(1)(v) Laundry Machinery

  • 1910.265 (c) (3)(x) Sawmills

  • 1910.268 (b)(2)(i) and (c)(1) thru (3) Telecommunications

  • Entire ANSI B Series (B11.1 through B24 and TR1 through TR6)

  • OSHA Publication 3170-02 R Safeguarding Equipment and Protecting Workers from Amputations

  • OSHA Publication 2145 Machine Guarding

  • 1910 Subpart I Personal Protective Equipment

Duration: 20 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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