OSX 956 • OSHA 2045: Machinery Standards

OSX 956 • OSHA 2045: Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

2023 courses will be available for enrollment beginning in December 2022.

2022-3 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
October 25, 26, 27, 28, 20228:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineOctober 21$775
March 9, 10, 16, 178:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineMarch 5$775
June 1, 2, 8, 98:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineMay 28$775
September 7, 8, 14, 158:30am–5:00pm4WeekdayOnlineSeptember 3$775
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 9/29/2022

Course Description

Man in work coveralls working with metal machineryThis course covers the various types of common machinery, machine safe guards, and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include machinery processes, mechanical motions, points of operation, and common OSHA machine guarding violations.

Program highlights include the ability to recognize hazards and provide options for control and hazard abatement through machine safeguarding inspection workshops. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to describe common machine hazards and sources of energy, identify resources for assisting with machine guarding issues, and determine methods of control and hazard abatement, and selection of appropriate machine safe guards.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe basic machinery terms
  2. Identify common machines found within a broad spectrum of industries
  3. Identify common hazards and violations associated with machinery
  4. Utilize the appropriate OSHA standards as they apply to machine guarding
  5. Identify appropriate abatement procedures.

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 4 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad. This course has an off-site training component that requires students to have transportation to and from campus.


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements