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Machine Safety

Did you know…

In Ontario today people are still becoming injured and sick as a result of hazards around machinery and equipment in all industries?

Below are some Safety Procedures and Practices that can aid in reducing injuries:

Proper lockout procedures:
Use lockout procedures before service, maintenance, or repair jobs on machines/equipment.

Job/task standard operating procedures:
Safe work steps to check, set up machines, start and finish job or task.

Inspection and maintenance:
For the machinery, guards, and your entire work area, regularly and often.

Emergency preparation and regular drills:
To be prepared and able to respond effectively to minimize loss.

Human factor planning:
To allow you regular relief and change from repetitive tasks on production lines, to avoid fatigue, strains, sprains, and other injuries or accidents through regular breaks and task variety.

Training:
WHMIS and chemical health and safety, inspecting your workplace and housekeeping, emergency response.