Machine Guarding Assessment Form

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: April 2nd, 2012
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BENEFITS

Some of the most horrific injuries that take place in the workplace are authored by machines. OSHA requires employers to implement measures to protect workers from machine-related risks. But to implement appropriate measures, you first have to identify and assess the machine hazards at your workplace. This form is a quick and simple tool for establishing what precautions you must implement for each piece of machinery.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

The Model Assessment form below enables you to systematically assess machine hazards and determine appropriate guarding measures. Complete the form before engaging any of your machinery.

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