Machine Guarding For General Industry

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Machine Guarding For General Industry Course

Machine Guarding For General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hours

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Machine Guarding for General Industry online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level course designed for nearly all workplaces within the general industry sector. This course covers OSHA’s standard regarding machine guarding as dictated in 29 CFR 1910, Subpart O. Broadly described, this machine guarding course is designed to cover hand tools, electrical tools, large machinery, and more, all of which can adversely workers on the jobsite. Participants can except to focus on the concepts behind the use of safety guards and how to identify if guards are being used correctly.

Exceed Safety’s Machine Guarding for General Industry teaches participants the essential requirements needed to prevent and mitigate risks associated with machinery on the jobsite. Participants will learn applicable safety methods, safe work conditions, and more. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Workplace standards as prescribed by federal OSHA regulations
  • Injuries on the jobsite
  • Machine areas
  • General requirements governing the use of machinery
  • Motions and actions
  • Safeguards and guards
  • Types of machinery and devices
  • Saws, presses, and plastics
  • Stairway, railing, and guards

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • OSHA
    American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Lock out/tag out (LOTO)
  • Point of operation
  • Power transmission device
  • Operating controls
  • Point of operation guarding
  • Barrels, containers, and drums
  • Motions and actions
  • Nip point hazards
  • Awareness barrier
  • Push stick and push blocks
  • Feeding and ejection methods

Who is this Course for?

The Machine Guarding for General Industry online safety course is designed for all employees, supervisors, and managers who intend to or may handle machinery in the general industry sector. Industries in which individuals will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management
  • Trade and transportation
  • Retail services
  • Hospitality

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Machine Guarding for General Industry training teaches ways that individuals can evaluate current work practices and guidelines for working with power tools. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals can expect to:

  • Know where mechanical hazards occur
  • Understand points of operations
  • Know the requirements for safeguards on the jobsite
  • Recognize the different types of safeguards used