OSHA Standards on Machine Guarding

Publisher: Machine Guard & Cover Co.

Access this content

Your content has been opened.

Please verify you are a human before downloading this content.

OSHA Standards on Machine Guarding has been emailed to . Entered the wrong email?

Don't see the content in your inbox?
Make sure to check your spam and other messages folders.

Can't get to your email right now?

To complete your registration and access this content, enter the sign-in code sent to your email.

Please enter a valid verification code.

Code sent to:

Also, remember to check in your spam, promotions, and other folders.

Register to access this content

By accessing content on the Occupational Health & Safety Buyers Guide you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy; and, you acknowledge that your information may be shared with the content publisher.

OSHA Standards on Machine Guarding

The OSHA standards on general guarding of machinery and mechanical power transmission apparatus (29 CFR 1910.212 and 1910.219) are very broad and generally minimum guarding standards. One standard was predicated on the 1970’s version of the ANSI/ASME B15.1 standard, which itself had undergone several revisions (with 2000 as the most recent) before transfer to another ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization. The current and most authoritative standard on the broad subject of safeguarding for machinery is ANSI B11.19-2010; this modern and significantly revised version of the B11.19-2003 standard also incorporates (and updated) the requirements of the ASME B15.1-2000 standard, which was formally withdrawn in 2011.