Course Code: 019

Machine with metal guardThis course will provide information on the safe guarding of equipment. Equipment that is not guarded or inadequately guarded creates a potential hazard for employees. Learn how to recognize, assess and correct guarding problems.

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations for Industrial Establishment, Pre-start Health and Safety Reviews, and the C.S.A. Standard for the “Safe Guarding for Machinery”
  • Recognize types of hazards associated with machinery and equipment and processes.
  • Assess risks of workplace hazards and adequacy of controls.
  • Identify various types of guarding, and operating controls and their safety function.
  •   Determine how to best conduct a workplace assessment in their facilities

Brief lecture, interactive presentation, and video
Managers, Supervisors and other Employees who are responsible for guarding equipment
  • 2 hours