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.

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards of 2018

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards of 2018

The National Safety Council has prepared a detailed article on OSHA’s Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2018. Machine Guarding violations remain in the Top 10 most-cited violations with 1,969 violations. This is a decrease from the 2,109 violations in 2017. Of the 1,969 machine guarding violations, 1,710 (87%) were listed as “Serious”. OSHA …

Installation of Turbine Shaft Guarding at Hydroelectric Dam

Turbine Shaft Guarding at Hydroelectric Dam

When designing turbine shaft guarding for hydroelectric dams, there are numerous challenges of size, space and simplicity that must be addressed. Although these aren’t exactly new challenges for Machine Guard & Cover Company, since we regularly work in environments where floor space is at a premium, some projects can still be daunting. We were approached …