Safe Use of Machinery

0.5 day
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Guarding on machinery

By the end of this course, participants will be able to identify and assess the hazards associated with the use of machinery in their workplace and recommend controls to reduce that risk. Major machine hazards covered in the course include in-running nip hazards, exposure to moving parts and exposure to hazardous motion if equipment is not properly locked and blocked during maintenance and repair improper or non-existent guarding and lockout of machines and equipment.  

By the end of the course, participants will also be able to: 

  • Describe the hazards associated with the use of workplace machinery and how injury can occur
  • Identify the relevant legislation, standards and guidelines that apply to workplace machinery
Intended Audience: 

The course is intended for workers and operators who use equipment or machinery that needs guarding.  Supervisors, JHSC members, health and safety representatives and employers will also benefit.

Material(s) included with this course: 
Machine Guarding Gauge