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Machinery and Machine Guarding: Subpart O
One or more methods of machine guarding shall be provided to protect employees in the machine area from hazards such as those created by point of operation, ingoing nip points, rotating parts, flying chips and sparks.

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Machine Guarding Safety
Anyone working around stationary equipment should be able to identify potential amputation hazards.

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Introduction to Machine Guarding
This guide is designed to be reviewed off-line as a tool for preparation to successfully complete OSHAcademy Course 726.

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Machine Guards Protect You and Your Co-Workers
Guards are designed to protect you.  Let them do their job, and they'll help you do your more safely.

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Machine guarding, the hidden danger
The purpose of this document is to familiarize everyone with the importance of machine guarding, and how to recognize hazards of moving machinery.

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Machine Safeguarding at the Point of Operation
Machine Safeguarding at the Point of Operation is an Oregon OSHA Standards and Technical Resources Section publication.  A guide for finding solutions to machine hazards.

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Toolbox Talk: Machine Guarding
From Rockwood Casualty, this document provides several questions about guarding to generate a discussion on the subject.

Machine Guarding PowerPoint Presentations
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Machine Safeguarding: Using the Quarter-Inch Rule
Under Part 24 Mechanical Power Presses, Part 23 Hydraulic Power Presses Part 26, Metalworking Machinery, and Part 27, Woodworking Machinery one quarter inch or less is the allowable opening that an MIOSHA inspector will accept when evaluating machinery hazards.  By definition, MIOSHA does not consider an opening of a quarter inch or less to be a hazard.

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Tool Box Talk: Machine Guarding
Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns, or blindness.  Safeguards are essential for protection from these preventable injuries.

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Effective Machine Guarding
Covers the properties of Guarding and provide general understanding and guidance to emergency responders in addressing Guarding incidents.

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Guarding Machinery at Metal & Nonmetal Mines
This guide provides compliance information to help the metal and nonmetal mining industry meet current requirements of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA s) guarding standards addressing machinery.

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A Guide to Machine Safeguarding
This guide examines dozens of possible ways to safeguard machinery.  There is even a machine safety checklist in the back of the book so the reader can see how his or her own workplace rates.  A Guide to Machine Safeguarding also explains many issues related to making workplaces safer.

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Safeguarding Equipment and Protecting Employees from Amputations
Although this guide recommends ways to safeguard and lockout/tagout energy sources associated with machinery hazards, there are legal requirements in OSHA standards that you need to know about and comply with.

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