Friday, April 19, 2013

New Release DVD: Machine Guards

Accidents resulting from inadequate equipment and machine guarding cause some of the most traumatic injuries in the workplace today. This program covers the following:

• Why guards are used
• The risks associated with mechanical hazards
• The requirements for effective machine guarding
• The different types of guards and their functions
• Safe work practices when working with equipment and machinery

Advances in technology, safety standards and risk management have all contributed to increasingly effective guards being used in the workplace today, but despite all these advances, horrific accidents still occur.