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Title: Machine Guarding: Protecting You From Hazards (Concise)


This video discusses common types of machine hazards, how they can be controlled and what actions must be taken to stay safe around moving equipment and machinery. Featured is testimony from workers who have been injured after removing or bypassing guards, or taking other risks around moving machinery. Other topics include potential machine hazard areas, controlling machine hazards, fixed guarding, adjustable guarding, electrical interlocks, photoelectric devices, pressure-sensitive trips and restraint devices.

Training Points

After watching the program, the participant will be able to explain the following:

• Potential machine hazard areas and how they are controlled and/or eliminated;

• The importance of properly using, installing and maintaining fixed and adjustable machine guards;

• The various types of safety devices that are used to prevent injuries;

• Why machine guards and safety devices must not be defeated, bypassed or removed.

Other Details

  • Product type: Video
  • Video length: 10 Minutes
  • Available languages: Spanish
  • A Release from: Ed Res