Unguarded machinery claims many limbs and lives from workers around the world each year. This course aids employers, employees, machine manufacturers, machine guard designers and fabricators, and all others with an interest in protecting workers against the hazards of moving machine parts and from potential machine injuries. It identifies the major mechanical motions and the general principles of safeguarding them. There is also emphasis placed on the importance of machine maintenance and repair.

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Modules: 6
Hours: 5
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • Basics of Machine Guarding
    • Methods of Machine Safeguarding - Guards, Devices, Miscellaneous Aids, Restraints, Trip Controls
    • Machine Guard Construction
    • Machinery Maintenance and Repair
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager