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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 …

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Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards of 2017

OSHA’s Top 10 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released its report for the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2017. Remaining in the Top 10 at number 8 is Machinery and Machine Guarding. Safety+Health Magazine A detailed breakdown of the top five citations for each of the Top 10 …

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Injuries Related to Equipment Guarding

Injuries Related to Equipment Guarding

According to the most recent data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), many injuries occur from handling oversized equipment guarding. When guarding new or existing machines, it is important to keep this data in mind. 1. Handling/Dropped Oversized and Heavy Guards: 45% Large guards manufactured from steel can become very heavy. An alternate …

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National Safety Council Expo 2016

Machine Guard & Cover Co. will be exhibiting at the National Safety Council Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA on October 17-19. Please see us at Booth #1100. Our new line of split round covers have sparked interest with many of our customers. Visit us to see how small gaps can be …

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Safety 2016

Safety 2016

Please join Machine Guard & Cover Co. on June 26-29 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA for Safety 2016. We will be exhibiting at Booth #1202. Stop by to check out our new line of shaft covers. These shaft covers are available for horizontal or vertical applications, with a variety of flange …

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2016 Michigan Safety Conference

2016 Michigan Safety Conference

Machine Guard & Cover Co. will be exhibiting at the 2016 Michigan Safety Conference on April 19-20 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Come see our newest line of bearing shaft covers, or come with your questions about OSHA machine guarding standards. We hope to see you there!

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National Safety Council Expo 2014

2014 National Safety Council Expo

Safety is something we don’t take lightly. This year, Machine Guard & Cover Co. will be partnering with the National Safety Council in order to promote safety in the workplace. Please come see us at the 2014 National Safety Council Expo in San Diego, CA on September 15-17. You can find us at booth 5849. …

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