1 Day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
7.5 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)
This course is eligible for credit towards the Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate.
About this Course:
This course highlights the benefits and methods of guarding various types of machinery. It is the employer’s responsibility to identify and select the safeguards necessary to protect employees and others in the work area, as well as provide appropriate training in safe work practices. Knowing when and how to properly safeguard machinery can reduce or eliminate the potential for accidents and injuries.
Employers, business owners, safety professionals, safety teams, machine designers, machine users, maintenance personnel, or anyone who is responsible for or deals with machine safeguarding.
- Introduction to Machinery and Machine Safeguarding
- Basics of Machine Safeguarding
- Methods of Safeguarding
- Management Responsibilities
- Explain the hazardous actions and motions of selected machinery and relate these movements to applying the proper safeguards.
- Identify methods of safeguarding representative pieces of machinery, (drill press, grinder, power press, shear, horizontal metal cutoff saw and bandsaw; and conveyors) including the use of a variety of tools that are available to assist in safeguarding efforts.
- Match identified safeguards with the applicable OSHA Standards.