OSHA General Industry: Machine Guarding
- Course Format
- Product ID
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- Training Time ?
- 17 to 26 minutes
- Video Format
- Devices Supported
- Browsers Supported
- Chrome, IE, Firefox
- Required Plugins
- Flash Player
- Number of Lessons
- Quiz Questions
- Closed Captioning
- Interactive Producer
- Mastery Technologies, Inc.
- Original Content Producer
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration-OSHA
Moving machine parts have the potential for causing severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns and blindness, just to name a few. Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from these needless and preventable injuries. Machine guarding and related machinery violations continuously rank among the top 10 of OSHA citations issued. Mechanical power presses have also become an area of increasing concern.
This safety training presentation is designed to assist trainers conducting OSHA 10-hour General Industry outreach training for workers.
Quiz questions at the end of the lesson assess the learning objectives documented in the original OSHA supplied presentation materials.
- Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
- Print certificate and wallet card
- You have 60 days to complete the course
Machine operators and maintenance personnel.
- Machine-related injuries
- Mechanical hazards
- The point of operation
- Rotating part hazards
- What safeguards do
- Machine safeguard methods
- Fixed guards
- Interlocking guards
- Adjustable guards
- Self-adjusting guards
- Pullback devices
- Restraint device
- Two-hand control
- Movable barrier device
- Machine location
- Properly designed ejection methods
- Protective shields
Machine Guarding Responsibilities
- Employer responsibilities
- Employee responsibilities
- Operator training
- Choose the main causes of machine accidents.
- Identify three of the requirements for safeguards.
- List machinery parts that pose hazards when unguarded or improperly guarded.
- Select types of machine guards.
- List types of devices used to safeguard machines.
- Identify a situation that warrants machine guarding and an appropriate method of guarding.