Machine Shop Safety

Is training mandatory?  If so, when?  Yes.  Departments that have machine shops, woodworking shops or similar operations must designate a machine shop coordinator and implement a machine shop safety program.

Each person who uses shop equipment must receive training (by the Shop Safety Coordinator or other designee) prior to use on the following topics:

  • Shop guidelines such as housekeeping and access,
  • Shop hazards and methods of controlling exposure,
  • Machine-specific operating guidelines and safety features,
  • Use and care of prescribed personal protective equipment.

Available online:  Yes - this course offers general information on machine shop safety and requirements.  Machine-specific training must be coordinated with the departmental Machine Shop Coordinator.

 When is refresher training needed? 5 years


Start Date/Time: Online

Register online from the training class schedule.