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Machinery Guarding Training Western Australia

Machinery Guarding

Course Duration:

4 - 8 hours


Course Location: 

All OH&S Consulting training is performed face to face at your premises or a Training Venue can be arranged (at an additional fee).


Course Intention: 

This course is intended for all personnel in the organisation. It will introduce to personnel the concepts surrounding machinery guarding and current legislation.


All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Summarise the requirements of the Western Australian legislation for machinery guarding.

  • Demonstrate how machinery guarding fits with the organisations Safety and Health policy.

  • Identify Hazards associated with machinery.

  • Conduct a risk assessment.

  • Identify types of guards.


Course Contents: 

  • Introduction to machinery guarding.

  • Legislative framework.

  • Australian Standards.

  • Hazard identification.

  • Danger areas.

  • Identifying dangerous machine parts.

  • Risk Assessment.

  • Types of guards.

  • Guard Design.

  • Guard ergonomics.

  • Guard placement.

  • Guards for common machine types.

  • Other safeguards.

  • Isolation procedures.

  • Emergency stop controls.

  • Access provisions.

  • Administrative procedures.

  • Training.

  • Personal protective equipment.



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