Equipment in the workplace causes many incidents every year. Hazards exist where there is a risk of human contact with a machine's moving parts. Movement can occur at startup, during operation, or while a machine is stopping. Many incidents occur due to malfunctioning or missing machine guarding, or to workers taking shortcuts. It is important to know the types of hazards that equipment typically creates in order to avoid incidents. This course will cover common types of hazards associated with equipment, as well as how to identify and avoid these hazards.
Based on: OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart O: Machinery and Machine Guarding Industry best practices
Equipment Hazard Basics (Equipment Safety) - Copyright 2015. Run time: 14 minutes. Test time: 9 minutes. Total time: 23 minutes.