Machine Guarding Training

Machine guarding ranks among the top 10 OSHA citations issued, possibly because the regulation can be confusing. Don't let confusion get in the way of compliance. The National Safety Council Machine Guarding Compliance Training course will help you sort it out. Through discussion and activities, our professional facilitator will break down the regulation into terms you can understand. In just four hours, you'll learn practices and procedures that will keep you in compliance and, best of all, protect your employees.The course covers:

  • Each section of OSHA 1910 Subpart O Machinery and Machine Guarding (1910.211 - 1910.219)
  • Basic concepts, principles and methods of machine guarding
  • Common causes of machine incidents and how to avoid them
  • Which areas should be guarded to provide adequate worker protection
  • Best practices; how to apply basic guarding principles when specific issues aren't covered in the regulation

What you'll learn:

  • Key elements of the regulation and the basics of guarding principles and construction
  • Importance of machine guarding to preventing injuries
  • How to apply the regulation to specific types of equipment in your workplace
  • How to identify hazards associated with various machinery and equipment
  • How to determine what areas need guarding and what type is necessary
  • How to prevent machine-related injuries and associated costs

You'll be able to:

  • Empower your employees to identify and avoid potential problems
  • Assess situations where exposure to chemicals has occurred
  • Reduce chemical-related illnesses and injuries throughout your facility
  • Save on workers' comp and related costs
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