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Environmental Health & Safety



Machine Guarding


Machine Safety

Machine Guarding

This course will provide definitions, general requirements, and requirements for different kinds of machinery concerning the Machine Guarding Program. It will provide general discussion of various guarding methods, as well as defining terms associated with machine guarding. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify where mechanical hazards exist, identify the motions and actions of mechanical hazards, specify the hazards created by different kinds of motions, describe the minimum requirements that must be met by all safeguards, recognize the advantages and disadvantages of guard construction, and identify the different types of safeguard devices and guards. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Length:  30 min     Copyright: SkillSoft      Type: eCourse (online training)

Instructions for accessing the course:

  1. Go to the URL http://ucrlearning.ucr.edu
  2. Login using your UCR NetID and password

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  1. Enter the word "machine" into the Search box (on the left side), and click on "Go"
  2. Click on the "Machine Guarding" title, and select "Register
  3. Verify that the box is checked next to eCourse, and click on "Submit"

When you're ready to begin the course, click on "Start" next to the eCourse listing. You can pick up where you left off at anytime.

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