Machine Guarding

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Grand Ballrooms 9 & 10
Convention Level

This session will cover the safe-guarding of machinery to prevent accidental contact by operators and bystanders. Topics to be discussed will include: identifying the main causes of machinery accidents; recognizing basic machinery parts that expose workers to hazards; recognizing workplace situations involving machinery that require guarding; understanding the requirements for safeguards; and knowing the types of machine guards including types of devices used to safeguard machines.

Larry Anderson
University of South Florida
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Wesley Chapel, FL


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