Online Training

Safety Matters: Machine Guarding - Online Theory Only

NOTE: This course has been updated and was formerly known as Machine Guarding: Safeguard Your Future 

Every year almost twenty thousand people are injured and lose limbs in machine related incidents. Almost a thousand of them die. The safety of your employees matters. Safety Matters: Machine Guarding provides a brief overview of the hazards of working with machinery, the general types of machine safeguards, and how to do the job right to avoid injury, amputation, or even worse.


Mechanical Hazard Locations

  • Point of operation
  • Power transmission apparatus

Hazards from Mechanical Motions

  • Rotating machine parts
  • In-running nip points
  • Reciprocating motions
  • Traversing parts

Hazards from Mechanical Actions

  • Cutting
  • Punching operations
  • Shearing operations and machines that bend

Safeguards when Working with Machines

  • Purpose of machine guarding
  • Five types of safeguards
  • Four types of machine guards
  • Safety control


Cost: $25 plus GST

Duration: The time needed to complete each online course varies for each individual. You may stop the course at any time and access your activity at a later date.



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