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