Machine Guard & Cover makes a variety of non-metallic machine guards and bearing covers. We make guards for chain, belt and gear drive power transmission systems. We make bearing and coupling guards, conveyor covers, drip trays and custom parts.

Our machine guards meet OSHA safety guard standards if the guards are installed in accordance with the relevant standards.

We have years of experience in custom plastic thermoforming and solving our customer’s machine guarding needs.

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2019

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2019

The National Safety Council has prepared a detailed article on OSHA’s Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2019. Machine guarding violations remain in the top ten most-cited violations with 1,987 violations. The number of overall violations increased 2% from 2018. Serious violations also increased marginally 1,737 from 1,710. OSHA defines a “serious violation” as …

Installing a Coupling Cover

Installing a Coupling Cover

Despite the inherent hazard of motor couplings, Machine Guard & Cover Co. finds many couplings improperly guarded or completely unguarded during site visits. Couplings are both exposed shafts and grab points that present hazards to anybody with loose clothing, hair or laces. In most cases where an attempt at guarding has been made, a piece …