All machines and equipment come with some levels of hazard. Machine safeguarding protects machine operators and other workers from the hazards created by the machine during regular operations.
Incidents from unguarded machines can cause SEVERE injuries including:
Safeguarding the machinery in your workplace not only helps to reduce workplace injury – it can make workers more confidant and comfortable working around machinery.
Machine guarding helps to:
Machine guarding comes in many forms, including fixed guards, interlocked guards, adjustable guards, and self-adjusting guards.
Learn more about machine safeguarding with the resources below.