Machine Guarding Overview

Learning objectives

  • Define mechanical hazards associated with machinery use.
  • Identify the requirements for what a safeguard must do to protect workers from mechanical hazards.
  • Identify methods for machine guarding and specific types of machine safeguards.
  • Identify the rights and responsibilities of an employee when working around guarded machinery, including PPE use and training requirements.

Course overview

This lesson will help you recognize the hazards associated with machinery use, the methods of machine guarding, the different types of machine safeguards, and your responsibilities when working with guarded machinery.
  • 6 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Safeguarding Requirements
  • Machine Safeguards
  • User Requirements
Regulations
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.212 General Requirements for all Machines
  • OSHA Manual 3067 - Revised 1992 - Concepts and Techniques of Machine Safeguarding
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.217 and Appendices A,B,C, and D
  • 1910.217 (e) (2) and (f)(2)
  • 1910.217 (H) (I) A through and (ii)
  • 1910.217 (e) (3)
  • 1910.218 (a) (2) (iii)
  • OSHA 29 CFR 19110.215
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.213
  • OSHA Act Section (5)(a)
  • 1910.147
  • OSHA 1910.211
  • 1910.214
  • 1910.216
  • 1910.219
  • 1910.263
  • 1910.268
  • 1910.254 (a)(3)
  • 1910.255 (a)(3)
  • 1910.261 (h)(3)(ii)
  • 1910.264 (d)(1)(v)
  • 1910.265 (c)(3)(x)
  • 1910.268 (b)(2)(i) and (c)(1) thru (3)
  • Entire ANSI B Series (B11.1 through B24 and TR1 through TR6)
  • OSHA Publication 3170-02 R
  • OSHA Publication 2145
  • 1910 Subpart I
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