Machine Guarding / Safeguarding / Lockout
Machine and equipment hazards can result in injuries, amputations and death. This course will assist managers, supervisors, and operators in carrying out their responsibilities for ensuring safety through hazard identification and evaluation, safeguarding, training, and safe operation of machines and equipment.
Who Should Take This Course?
- Workers in manufacturing
- Workers in farming and some retail sectors
- Managers and supervisors
- Maintenance and purchasing personnel
- Safety professionals and engineers
- Project managers and safety committee members.
What Our Learners Are Saying
"The instructor was fun, fair and fabulous and kept the class very interested! Was a good experience. I would enjoy being in any of his future classes."
With this course, your team will learn to avoid costly incidents, prosecutions and fines, property losses and down time. Staff capacity and knowledge are built in the area of recognizing, assessing and controlling exposure to machine hazards with consistency when multiple locations are involved.
And, with completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate due diligence and meet your legal duty to train workers and ensure that training can be applied.
This course builds your knowledge and understanding by taking you through key elements, from assessing hazards and risks, from workers knowledge, to selecting and applying guards and safety devices.
- Introduction to the legal standard
- Application of the standard - when and where it applies
- Risk assessment and reduction
- Basic concepts and general safety considerations
- Mechanical design application
- Performance requirements
- Application requirements of safeguarding devices
- Additional hazards
- Training requirements
Length: Half Day
In-Plant Training: Contact our Health & Safety Advisors for in-house training rates
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all cancellations.
- Participant Handbook
- Digest version of OH&S Act & regulations
- Powerpoint presentation, Facilitator led
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all cancellations.