Machine Guarding For Supervisors For Manufacturing

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Machine Guarding For Supervisors For Manufacturing Course

Machine Guarding For Supervisors For Manufacturing

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Machine Guarding for Supervisors for Manufacturing online training from Exceed Safety is a 60-minute introductory-level course for Manufacturing Supervisors to provide the knowledge and information they need to keep employees safe in a Manufacturing facility where machines are operated and maintained.

Throughout this course, participants can expect to learn special tips for identifying risks associated with machinery operation, as well as find links to videos and materials directly from OSHA, the Department of Labor (DOL), and the CDC. It is one of the most robust machine guarding awareness courses for Manufacturing online.

Exceed Safety’s Machine Guarding for Supervisors for Manufacturing is designed specifically to aid Supervisors in their role in the Manufacturing workspace as it applies to machinery and machine guarding. Because responsibilities range from lockout/tagout (LOTO) compliance to coordinating with contractors and providing oversight, this course’s topics include the following:

  • The three broad categories of hazards – caught in, struck by, and burn hazards
  • A thorough overview of basic machinery parts including specific examples for each: the point of operation, power transmission devices, and operating controls
  • Information about the basic types of hazardous mechanical actions from rotating parts and in-running nip point to reciprocating and transverse actions
  • The nuances among cutting, punching, shearing, and bending hazardous actions
  • Details on common hazardous activities from setup and inspection to clearing jams and making adjustments to cleaning, lubricating, and other maintenance tasks.
  • Very specific knowledge about machine guarding during normal operations and the value of machine guards
  • Condition-focused details for conditions like service and maintenance: lockout/tagout (LOTO)
  • Helpful material regarding the different types of machine guards (fixed, adjustable, self-adjusting, interlocking barrier guards, and Type A and B gates)
  • Details about safeguarding devices used to protect machine operators such as pullback, restraint, presence-sensing devices, and two-handed controls and trips
  • Safeguarding by location – the safe distance – information for safe holding, safe opening, gravity feed, and automatic/semiautomatic feeding and injection methods
  • OSHA requirement minimums for machine guarding – to prevent contact, to be secure, and to create no new hazards
  • Supervisor-specific knowledge relative to all aspects of machine guarding in a manufacturing environment

Who is this Course for?

The Machine Guarding for Supervisors for Manufacturing online course is ideal for all Supervisory individuals in the Manufacturing industry.

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Machine Guarding for Supervisors for Manufacturing course is a 60-minute introductory-level online training developed specifically for Supervisors in the Manufacturing workplace. With helpful information and resources from the DOL and OSHA, this training will better prepare participants to uphold the safety of their workplace for employees and coworkers who work with machinery. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals can expect to:

  • Identify machine guard hazards
  • Describe basic machine parts
  • Describe hazardous motions and actions
  • List common hazardous activities
  • Explain the difference between normal operation and servicing/maintenance
  • List the types of machine guards
  • Identify safeguarding devices
  • Describe supervisor responsibilities relative to machine guarding – to include LOTO (lockout/tagout) programs, frequent inspections of hazardous machines and equipment, and ensuring only qualified employees operate and maintain machinery.

In Person Training

Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.