This course will help workers to protect themselves from moving machinery. After completion of this course, workers will be able to properly apply the OSHA Machine and Machine Guarding requirements to their day to day work activities.
· Identify hazards associated in working with and around machinery and the guards used to protect the operator
· Identify hazards and machine guards for various types of specialized machinery
Basics of Machine Safeguarding
Woodworking Machinery Requirements
Abrasive Wheel Machinery Requirements
Mechanical Power Presses
Mechanical-Power Transmission Apparatus
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.
This course has been approved for 1 hour.
Quizzes – All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to adhere to machine guard safety requirements by describing the characteristics of a machine guard and explaining its function.
1.Identify the responsibilities of management, supervisors, and operators in maintaining machine guard safety.
2.Describe the characteristics and functions of machine guards.
Identify the hazards associated with the operation of machines and explain the importance of machine guards.
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify common workplace hazards associated with operating machinery and apply safeguards to prevent injury and death in the workplace.
1.Identify common hazards associated with operating machinery.
2.Describe safeguards applied in the workplace to prevent accidents while operating machines.
3.Describe training requirements of a machine safety program.
4.Apply controls to the environment of machine operations to prevent injury and death.
Properly use personal protective equipment and machine guards to increase worker safety.
When you complete this lesson, you will be able to prevent injury, illness, and death by properly selecting, using, and maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE).
1.Identify the responsibilities of the safety and health manager, supervisors, and employee regarding the use of personal protective equipment.
2.Identify the components of a training program for the use of PPE.
3.Distinguish the types of equipment necessary to protect employees when working in conditions that may affect the workers’ health and safety.
Prevent injury, illness, and death by properly using and maintaining personal protective equipment.