Machine Guarding

Any machine part, function, or process which may cause injury must be safeguarded.

Machines that can cause injury to workers require safeguarding. The hazards and point of operation are outlined as well as the tips to guarding equipment.

The guarding checklist provides key questions to ask including: can an operatior make contact with a moving part of the machine, are guards 6-sided, as well as other items to review when safeguarding equipment.

Download this safety alert for the full list of tips for machine guarding.