Machine Guarding

Machine guarding is one of OSHA’s top 10 most-cited safety violations. Workers should respect these devices that protect them from moving parts. In this podcast we cover the types of machine guards, including barrier guards, light curtains, and two-handed tripping devices. It can be a loose clothing hazard if machine guarding is needed or missing. Increase hand safety: workers should point it out to management. TRANSCRIPT: (:00) intro music and effects (:04) Dan Clark: Machine …

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Machine Safety At Work


Machine safety at work requires constant attention. In our industrial age, there are many moving parts and sharp edges. Listen for tips on machine safety. In this podcast, we review nine rules to keep workers safe around machines. Important issues covered include lockout/tagout, loose clothing; flame resistant clothing, PPE, and more. In the battle of human vs. machine, machines usually win—unless you are careful. Employ good machine safety. TRANSCRIPT: (:00) intro music and effects (:04) …

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