OSHA 2045: Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

Course Description

Become familiar with a variety of commonly used machinery, relevant safety standards and machine guarding methods. Learn the hazards associated with various machinery and how to control hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout). Apply hazard recognition concepts on a site inspection at an operating facility with a variety of machine operations. Evaluate and document any machinery and machine guarding hazards, as well as research the standards for citation references. The course includes hands-on training and a field trip.

Course ID: OTI 2045P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Apr 30, 2018 May 4, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 18090
Section Details Aug 6, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Aug 6, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875 18091
Section Details Dec 4, 2018 Dec 7, 2018 Dec 4, 2018 Classroom Savannah, GA $875 18608
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14048 Aug 11, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
14049 Dec 1, 2014 Dec 5, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $795
15060 May 4, 2015 May 8, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
15061 Aug 10, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
16164 May 2, 2016 May 6, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
16165 Aug 8, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
16166 Nov 28, 2016 Dec 2, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
17303 May 1, 2017 May 5, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
17304 Aug 7, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $875
17606 Dec 5, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Classroom Savannah, GA $875

Who Should Attend

Those who must be familiar with machinery and machine guarding standards

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify common machines and associated hazards found within a broad spectrum of industries.

  • Identify hazards that occur around machinery, including woodworking equipment, metal-working equipment and mechanical power presses.

  • Recognize additional hazards common to abrasive wheels, power transmissions, mills and calenders.

  • Understand portable tool safeguarding.

  • Select appropriate OSHA standards that apply to a hazard.

  • Recognize and present options to achieve abatement.

Content

  • Hazards and standards workshop

  • Review of machinery and machine guarding

  • Review of guarding and devices

  • Control of hazardous energy sources (lockout/tagout)

  • Electrical safety-related work practices

Materials

Required

  • Photo identification (present at check-in)
  • Safety shoes
  • Safety glasses
  • Appropriate clothing for field exercises

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET