The Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding course covers the process to identify, select and properly safeguard machinery to protect employees and others in the work area and deliver appropriate training in safe work practices. Course topics include types of machinery requiring guarding, point of operation, emergency eyewash/shower requirements, hazard communication, OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards violations, and corrective actions. Upon course completion students will have the ability to explain hazardous actions and motions of various types of machinery, identify methods of safeguarding, and match identified safeguards with the applicable OSHA Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards to reduce and eliminate the potential for accidents and injuries.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
The target audience is the small employer, business owner, or a representative (e.g. line supervisor or side manager) designated with the responsibility to develop a machine safeguarding program. The training is also suitable for the safety manager, safety teams, machine designer, machine user, maintenance personnel, or any other participant who deals with machine safeguarding.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits