Global Safety Principles: Machine Guarding 2.0

  • 4 topics | 19m 59s
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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 New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • 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


  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Safeguards
  • Guard Construction
  • Safety Guards and Devices