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Safety: Machinery and Machine Guarding

Course code: 1494
Course title: Safety: Machinery and Machine Guarding
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Crushed hands and arms, severed fingers, blindness — the list of possible machinery-related injuries is as long as it is horrifying. Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from needless and preventable injuries. The purpose of machine guarding is to protect the machine operator and other employees in the work area from hazards created by ingoing nip points, rotating parts, flying chips and sparks. Some examples of machine guarding are barrier guards, light curtains, two-hand operating devices, etc. This course includes lessons o Machine Safeguarding Basics; Machine Safeguarding Methods; and General Requirements for All Machines.
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Target Audience:DOI Employees
Delivery method: OLT
Instructional hours: 1
Credits/CEUs: 1
Vendor: DOI University
Contact:Online, DOIU (DOIUONLINE)
Requires Approval:No
Responsible Bureau:Office of the Secretary

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