The purpose of this Alberta Machine Guarding Program is to provide direction to managers, supervisors, and employees about their responsibilities in the operations and management of machine guarding in Alberta. Machine Guarding is regulated by Alberta Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Code, part 22. Employers must recognize the hazards resulting from the design, location and nature of powered machinery or energy sources. You must also understand how close workers get to the hazards and what they are doing while there.
This Machine Guarding Program is designed to pass Industry Standards, COR, SECOR, Complyworks, Avetta and ISNetworld® RAVS® requirements for Machine Guarding – Canada – AB
NOTE: The material in this document does not take precedence over applicable government legislation which all employees must follow.