Industrial webinar: MOL inspection initiative on machine guarding

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
Topic: 
Lockout and Guarding
Language: 
English

On Jan. 23, 2019, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and Workplace Safety North (WSN)  co-hosted a webinar regarding the upcoming MOL inspection initiative on machine guarding.

From Feb. 1 to Mar. 29, 2019, the MOL will conduct a provincial inspection initiative to raise awareness and address health and safety hazards related to machine guarding in Ontario. Attached webinar presentation topics include:

  • Overview and rationale
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
  • Resource information

Resources and tools

Machine guarding gauge – Folding pocket size scale helps you assess hazardous openings and appropriate barrier size.

Hazard alerts Workplace Safety North

Machine safety videos include Mobile Machine Lockout, Lockout: Control of Energy Hazards, You’re Responsible Too, and Planned Workplace Inspection.