Every year thousands of agriculture workers suffer serious injuries in machinery and equipment-related incidents. Employees exposed to moving parts, blades and other dangerous components in machinery can suffer severe injuries, amputations, and even death. Despite the high potential for severe injury, lack of effective machine guarding remains in OSHA’s top 10 list as one of the most cited employee safety violations.
In this course, you’ll learn common guarding methods in agriculture settings and best practices to manage your machine guarding safety program.
This session covers:
- Fundamental machinery and equipment guarding principles
- Common guarding methods in agriculture
- Ways to identify missing or inadequate guarding