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Machine Guarding Safety

Machine safety and safeguarding is essential for protecting workers from needless and preventable injury. Anyone involved in the operation, servicing or maintenance of machines – employers, employees, safety professionals and industrial hygenists – should be aware of OSHA required machine guarding methods in order to elimitate or control hazards that they or others around them may be exposed to.

This course provides general information on the various hazards related to mechanical motions and the OSHA techniques and requirements used to protect workers. At the completion of this course, the student should be able to understand machine guarding regulations, recognize hazards, identify possible solutions for machine guarding hazards, and understand how to report violations to your employer or OSHA as necessary.

Course Details

This fully narrated course is broken up into 2 units. There will be knowledge check quizzes throughout these units to help keep the learner on pace. These quizzes will prepare you for the final, which you will take at the end of the course.

After passing the final with a score of 70% or better, you will be able to print a personalized certificate with your name, the course you passed, the date taken, certificate number, as well as our company information should anyone need to verify the authenticity of the certificate.

This course is packed with photos, interactivity, video, and a wealth of valuable information. It is approximately 30 minutes in length.

Topics Covered

  • Minimum OSHA requirements for all machines/machine guards
  • General definitions related to machine guarding safety
  • Overview of general safeguard types and applications
  • Common machine guarding violations
  • When and how to report violations

Why etraintoday.com?

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We believe that training should be delivered where and when the customer needs it. That’s why, in addition to standard computer access, our courses can also be taken on tablets and smart phones.


A well-designed and thought out course increases student engagement and retention. The quality of the content and delivery of our online training is second to none.


The owners of etraintoday.com have over 25 years of experience delivering high caliber training in the safety field, certifying many thousands of students.

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