• Safety & Training Short - Hazards and Safe Practices

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    November 10, 2020
    Objective: To communicate common machine motion hazards and basic safe practices employees should always follow when working on or around machinery.

    Machinery is a major source of injury. While employers are responsible to establish safeguards to protect employees, it is essential to follow safe practices to avoid injury.

    Motion Hazards
    • Pull-in hazards can grab and pull loose material like clothing and hair. Causes include rotating parts or in-running nip points.
    • Caught-between hazards can catch the operator between two moving parts or between a moving part and a fixed object. Causes include reciprocating or punching parts.
    • Cutting hazards can be caused by sharp machine parts like table saw blades.

    Click here to download the complete training short in English
    Click here to download the complete training short in Spanish

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    Jared Goble, Loss Control
    jgoble@gpins.com, (707) 360-4335
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