AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SAFEGUARDING OVERVIEW
The training program for safeguarding agricultural machinery for protecting the health and safety of agricultural workers includes elements that will guide farm owners, managers and their workers on understanding the importance and design of machine guarding.
AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SAFEGUARDING CERTIFICATE
Upon completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
Testing conducted throughout this online Agricultural Machinery Safeguarding course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 85% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.
Approximately 1 Hour
The course covers the following topics:
How to recognize workplace hazards
The types of injuries that can result from unguarded mechanical components
The importance and utilization of guarding systems
Types of guarding systems and how they are designed to work
Key considerations if guarding must be built on site
Basic responsibilities of employers and workers with respect to machine guarding
The regulatory requirements that may apply