MGS Course Overview
Our machine guarding course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of OSHA’s safety requirements and how to apply them in a work environment. Students will learn about any machine parts, functions or processes that may be hazardous and the proper safeguards that must be put in place.
This course will emphasize the importance of complying with OSHA regulations and train students to do the following:
- Understand the various types of movements each machine makes to prevent injury
- Differentiate between guards and devices to determine which is best for their purpose
- Identify potential hazards and work to enact safeguards quickly and efficiently
Upon completing the coursework for this OSHA machine guarding training, students will be required to take an online test to demonstrate their new knowledge. You’ll have two attempts to pass this exam with a score of 80% or better to earn your specialist designation and certificate.
Our NASP MGS course takes approximately 13 hours to complete, depending on your previous experience with the subject matter. Students have six months to finish this course, so they can work at their own pace. NASP is accredited by IACET to provide 1.3 continuing education units (CEUs) for ongoing learning to students who complete this course. Your earned CEUs will be included on your final certificate.