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Machine Guarding 2.0


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
In this course, you'll learn about definitions, general requirements, and requirements for different kinds of machinery concerning the Machine Guarding Program. You'll also learn about various guarding methods, as well as defining terms associated with machine guarding. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
All employees who use power tools and machines during the course of their work

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Machine Guarding 2.0

  • identify the particular areas where mechanical hazards exist in machines
  • identify the mechanical point on a machine where hazardous actions are most likely to occur
  • identify actions that can result in injury
  • recognize the minimum requirements that must be met by all safeguards
  • recognize the advantages of various types of guard construction
  • recognize descriptions of different types of safety guards and devices
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_a66_sh_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone