Machine Safeguarding

Every day workers have to deal with hazardous energy from machinery and equipment. Are there safeguards in place to prevent contact with hazardous power, point of contact (body part and equipment) and ejecting material?

The machine safeguarding course will help you to identify the hazards posed by machinery and equipment and assist you in identifying and assessing safeguarding requirements that will meet Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requirements.

Goals and Objectives

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and recognize machine-safeguarding requirements at the workplace
  • Understand how to comply with the Regulations and Standards to satisfy requirements
  • Identify and recognize different hazards in/at the workplace
  • Recognize the energy hazards at the workplace
  • Recognize and assess hazards and risks
  • Identify and select effective controls
  • Identify effective machine safeguarding controls for the workplace
  • Perform a machine safeguarding assessment by a qualified person
  • Introduction to machine hazards and safeguarding
  • Legal requirements and standards
  • Types of hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Controlling Hazards
  • Classification of Safeguards
  • Safeguarding Selection
  • Machine Safeguarding Assessment
  • Lockout vs Machine Safeguarding

This course is designed for:

  • Machine operators
  • Maintenance
  • Supervisors
  • JHSC members
  • Safety coordinator/advisors

Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.

Virtual Training

Register for virtual Machine Safeguarding training online through our Learning Centre. Virtual training is delivered live by an instructor online with the video conferencing system Zoom.
Instructional Time: 8 hours.
Price: $399 per person.

There are currently no sessions available for booking.

Instructor-Led Classroom Training

We are not currently offering any Open Training sessions for this course.

Looking to schedule a private training session for your company?

We can accomodate private training sessions for companies looking for Machine Safeguarding training for their entire team. Fill out this form below and someone from our team will work with you to schedule a date and format that meets your needs.
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