Download
machine guarding n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Machine Guarding PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding

502 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Machine Guarding

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Machine Guarding

  2. Machine Guarding • OSHA Standard 1910.212

  3. OSHA’s Top 20 • General Industry Most Frequently Cited Violations • 6 of top 20 deal with guarding issues • one of these electrical guarding

  4. # 6 • 1910.212(a)(1) “General Requirements for All Machinery” - Point of operation guard for in-going nip points, rotating parts, flying chips and sparks

  5. # 7 • 1910.212(a)(3)(iii) “General Requirements for All Machinery” - Special tools for placing and removing material from the danger zone during the operating cycle of machinery were not used to keep the operators hand out of the danger zone.

  6. #10 & # 17 • 1910.219(d)(1) “Mechanical Power-Transmission Apparatus” - Pulleys which are seven (7) feet or less from the floor or working platform were not effectively guarded.

  7. # 15 • 1910.213(h)(1) “Woodworking Machinery Requirements” - The upper hood of a radial arm saw did not completely enclose the upper portion of the blade including the end of the saw arbor.

  8. # 8 • 1910.303(g)(2) “Guarding of Live Electrical Parts” - Live parts of electrical equipment operating at 50 volts or more were not guarded against accidental contact by approved cabinets or other forms of approved enclosure.

  9. General Requirements • Protection from hazards: • point of operation • ingoing nip points • rotating parts • flying chips • sparks

  10. Barriers Distance Tools in hazard zone Methods of Guarding

  11. Two Packaging Systems • Small bags - 55 pound bags or less • Large bag - 2000 pound

  12. Team members: operators maintenance engineering safety managers Team Evaluation

  13. Team Activities • Review OSHA requirements • Equipment review • Proposal developed • Guards constructed • Modifications as needed