The purpose of this Federal Machine Guarding Program is to provide direction to managers, supervisors, and employees about their responsibilities in the operations and management of machine guarding. Machine Guarding is regulated by Occupational Health & Safety (OHS). 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 – Federal
NOTE: The material in this document does not take precedence over applicable government legislation which all employees must follow.