Machinery comes in many shapes and sizes, which means it can present many different types of hazards. Each year thousands of employees across the country are injured by the machines they are most familiar with and believe are safe to use without safety guards. In fact, OSHA estimates that lack of machine guarding is the second most frequent safety violation in industry today.
This online Machine Guard Safety course is designed to teach you the dangers of working with machinery and how to minimize risks with proper installation and use of safety guards and devices.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
Testing conducted in this online Machine Guard Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
BACKING SAFETY FUNDAMENTALS ONLINE COURSE DURATION
Approximately 45 minutes
BACKING SAFETY FUNDAMENTALS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Basic machine operations
Adjustable and self-adjusting guards
Drive train and perimeter guards
"Drop probe" devices
Restrain and pullback devices
Adjustment, inspection, and maintenance of safety guards