Employees work with machines, tools and equipment every day. Workplaces couldn't operate without them; however, interacting with them has potential for serious injuries or fatalities if they are not used and maintained properly.
The potential hazards are numerous, and include:
Contact with moving parts
Contact with electricity, heat, fire, cold, and other energies
Contact with pressurized gas or liquid
Contact with harmful chemicals or biological hazards
Contact with harmful noise, radiation, and/or vibration
Exposure to ergonomic or MSD hazards
The Ministry of Labour will conduct a machine guarding blitz from January 18 to February 26, 2016.
This live webinar, featuring a Ministry of Labour representative, will help you prepare for the blitz. Highlights include:
Why focus on machine guarding?
What inspectors will look for during the blitz?
Which industry sectors will be targeted?
The webinar will be of interest to firms in the industrial sectors.
This is a pre-recorded webinar with PPT slides. After registration, you will be delivered an email confirmation containing instructions on how to view the presentation.
Initial broadcast date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 10:00am EDT.