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Safety Matters: Machine Guarding

  

 

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding

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Every year almost twenty thousand people are injured and lose limbs in machine related incidents. Almost a thousand of them die. The safety of your employees matters.

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding provides a brief overview of the hazards of working with machinery, the general types of machine safeguards, and how to do the job right to avoid injury, amputation, or even worse.

Learning objectives:

Mechanical Hazard Locations
  • Point of operation
  • Power transmission apparatus

Hazards from Mechanical Motions
  • Rotating machine parts
  • In-running nip points
  • Reciprocating motions
  • Traversing parts

Hazards from Mechanical Actions
  • Cutting
  • Punching operations
  • Shearing operations and machines that bend

Safeguards when Working with Machines
  • Purpose of machine guarding
  • Five types of safeguards
  • Four types of machine guards
  • Safety control

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding is one of a series of 10 programs developed and produced by DSS Learning & Development, the award-winning leader in employee workplace safety training.

MAC003-STR-ENG
Streaming Video
English - US
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