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Each year, thousands of workers are killed or seriously injured by exposure to unguarded or inadequately guarded machines. Learn how you can prevent amputations and other life-altering injuries

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about machine guarding and other manufacturing safety topics. Start here:

  • Machine safeguarding and the point of operation
    A guide for finding solutions to machine hazards [PDF]

Machine guarding eTool (OSHA)
This interactive training tool focuses on recognizing and controlling common amputation hazards associated with certain types of equipment.

Fact sheet | Amputations (OSHA) [PDF]
What are the most hazardous machines and what can employers do to protect workers?

Safeguarding machinery and equipment (WorkSafeBC) [PDF]
Learn how to assess the risks from harmful contact with machinery and equipment and evaluate safeguarding solutions that satisfy the competing needs of safety, production, and quality assurance.

Safeguarding checklist (WorkSafeBC) [PDF]
Use this form to analyze all the moving machinery in your workplace.

Video library

DVD (no streaming available)

  • Hand safety | GENSAFE-38
    6 minutes | A must for anyone who works with machinery where hand injuries occur. … Read more