Take the Time to Get to Know New Equipment – Safety Talk Handout

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: September 27th, 2011
Topics: Machine Guarding |

The Benefits

Never assume that the new piece of equipment is just like the old one. Chances are that it isn’t – it’s likely to be updated, improved, faster, more complex and usually unfamiliar – and that’s why training is critical! You need to make an effort to become acquainted with any new machine. This means fully understanding any new operating instructions and all safety precautions. This safety talk handout will assist you in educating your employees on the importance of equipment safety.

How to Use this Tool

Use this handout to support your own safety talk, and keep your employees in the know about this issue.