Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Machine Guarding Training Course


This online OSHA Machine Guarding Training Course aims to provide awareness to participants and industrial workers on safety measures, regulations, types of hazards and safe work practices while operating and maintaining various heavy engineering equipments/machinery across different industrial work environments.

Students joining our safety course will become familiar with different commonly used industrial machinery and associated risks, dangers, hazards, protective gears, safe operating methods, safety training and compliance procedures for OSHA safety regulations for machine guarding.

Governing regulations

This machine guarding course focuses on the training parameters set forth by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.212 Machinery and Machine Guarding General Requirements for all machines.

Course Overview

Students joining this course will become aware of applicable safety standards, different machines and respective hazards, hazard control measures to safeguard workers’ health and safety, safety compliance procedures and safety training procedures.

Who Must Take this Course?

Workers in any kind of industrial background who operate machinery or work around such machines which can be hazardous, should take this safety course and get certified safety professionals.  Hazards can be possible from high energy equipment, rotating parts, ingoing nip points, flying chips, and sparks and those involved in such high-risk work environments must have safety training before embarking on such responsibilities.

Course Format

Our online OSHA Machine Guarding General Requirements for machine training course provides students with standard course material which has safety expert-made content, graphical and audio clippings, informative case studies and practice questions for students to do well in the final exam.

All successful candidates will be entitled to receive completion certification at the end of the course and also a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each participant after the successful completion of the course will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs).

Topics Covered

  • what the standard covers,
  • Introduction to Machine Guarding:
    • General Requirements
    • Hazardous Motions and Actions
    • Additional Safety Considerations
    • Advantages and Limitations of Machine Guards
    • Advantages and Limitations of Safeguarding Devices
  • Saws:
    • Table Saws
    • Straight Line/Gang Rip Saws
    • Cut-Off Saws
    • Band Saws
    • Radial Saws
    • Scroll Saws
    • Chop Saws
    • Miter Saws
    • Hand Held Saws
  • Presses:
    • Mechanical Power Presses
    • Hydraulic Presses
    • Pneumatic Presses
    • Hydra-mechanical Presses
    • Mechanical-Friction Clutch
    • Powered Press Brakes
  • Plastics Machinery:
    • Horizontal Injection Molding Machines
    • Thermoforming Machines