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Machine Guarding (2019)

Start:Mar 03, 2024

Duration:5 Minutes

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from the 2019 Cal/OSHA Pocke ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Machine Guarding. Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-Requirements
-Gears, Sprockets, and Chain Drives
-Belt and Pulley Drives
-Belt Conveyor Head and Tail Pulleys
-Screw Conveyors
-Exposed Shafts and Shaft Ends
-Collars and Couplings
-Hazardous Revolving or Reciprocating Parts

After each of the next Steps, select the 'Successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

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Step 2

Requirements

Machine guarding is required on all moving machine parts when the operation of a machine or accidental contact with the parts could injure the operator or other workers.

Steps 3 through 9 below list some of the major moving machine parts that must be guarded.

Step 3

Gears, Sprockets, and Chain Drives

Gears, sprockets, and chain drives must be guarded.

Step 4

Belt and Pulley Drives

Belt and pulley drives must be guarded.

Step 5

Belt Conveyor Head and Tail Pulleys

Belt conveyor head and tail pulleys must be guarded.

Step 6

Screw Conveyors

Screw conveyors must be guarded.

Step 7

Exposed Shafts and Shaft Ends

Exposed shafts and shaft ends must be guarded.

Step 8

Collars and Couplings

Collars and couplings must be guarded.

Step 9

Hazardous Revolving or Reciprocating Parts

Hazardous revolving or reciprocating parts must be guarded.

Step 10

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Machine Guarding, including:

-Requirements
-Gears, Sprockets, and Chain Drives
-Belt and Pulley Drives
-Belt Conveyor Head and Tail Pulleys
-Screw Conveyors
-Exposed Shafts and Shaft Ends
-Collars and Couplings
-Hazardous Revolving or Reciprocating Parts

Select your response below.

Note: while you don't need to remember all the information in this Navitent, you do need to remember that it is in your Navitent library to refer to when you need it. Go to the Title 8 regulations in the CA Code of Regulations and to the CA Labor Code for detailed information regarding the scope, specifications, and exceptions of a particular regulation and for other requirements that may be applicable to their operations.

Elements (1)

Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide (2022)

     
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