Machine guards are important because they protect operators and other individuals in the work area from hazards associated during the machine’s normal operation.
Machine guards can protect from the following hazards:Pinch points Rotating parts Flying debris/sparks Reciprocating parts Live electricity Punching/Shearing/Bending parts
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Incident Title: Ladder Misuse
Incident Type: Unsafe Act and Unsafe Use of Equipment
Incident Summary: A renovation project was being completed, when it was noticed that a ladder was being used in an unsafe manner. The 10-foot step ladder had been placed on...