Machine Guarding

machine guarding hazards training

A free course funded by a susan harwood grant

Georgia Tech is providing FREE training, funded by a Susan Harwood Grant, on machine guarding hazards encountered by manufacturing workers. This full-day course will highlight machine guarding hazards and solutions, plus lockout/tagout (LOTO) hazards found in manufacturing facilities.  Class size is limited.

The objectives of the course are to:
• Discuss machine guarding hazards in manufacturing; Evaluate the machine guarding hazards; and Identify appropriate means to abate or reduce exposure to the machine guarding hazards.  

Course Topics:
• Machine Guarding
• Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
• Case Studies
• Mechanical Power Presses
• Robotics

The material was produced under grant number SH-31197-SH7 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

This class is held in partnership with Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS).

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Iowa State University Research Park
1805 Collaboration Place
Ames , IA 50010

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