Revised on
08/08/17 09:35am

Machine Guarding Course

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email to request access to the system.

This 40 minute course provides definitions and requirements for different kinds of machinery concerning the Machine Guarding Program, and a general discussion of various guarding methods, as well as defining terms associated with machine guarding. Course objectives include:

  • Identifying where mechanical hazards exist.
  • Identifying the motions and actions of mechanical hazards.
  • Specifying the hazards created by different kinds of motions.
  • Describing the minimum requirements that must be met by all safeguards.
  • Recognizing the advantages and disadvantages of guard construction.
  • Identifying the different types of safeguard devices and guards.
Course duration estimate:

40 minutes

Informational only.