Machine Guarding/Lockout

News & Articles

  • OSHA Cites Nebraska Beef Processing Plant

    Noah's Ark Processors LLC faces penalties of $182,926 for 16 serious safety violations. OSHA cited the company for process safety management program deficiencies, failing to guard roof openings, and electrical safety and lockout/tagout violations.

  • Two Ag Safety Days Coming Up in February in Washington State

    This year's agenda features sessions on tractor and ATV safety, confined spaces, machine guarding, hazard awareness, sexual harassment prevention, distracted driving, and more. Many workshops will be presented in both English and Spanish.

  • Staying Safe During Equipment Maintenance

    Lockout/tagout ranked fifth on OSHA's list of the Top Ten most-violated standards during fiscal year 2017 and again in FY2018. There were 2,877 violations of 1910.147 during FY2017 and 2,944 during FY2018.

  • Workplace Safety Saves Lives and Money. Is Your Facility Prepared?

    Workplace safety and operational performance are critical factors to protect all of your assets: your employees, facilities, and financial interests.

  • ASSP Launches Standards and Tech Pubs Podcast Series

    Future podcasts will cover topics such as fall protection and the management of hazardous energy. The episodes are free to listen to or download from the ASSP website every two weeks.

  • OSHA Fines Total $398,545 in Guarding Case

    OSHA cited the company for a lack of machine guarding on several pieces of equipment, for failing to implement a program to inspect mechanical power presses and correct unsafe conditions, and for failing to develop specific procedures to verify hazardous energy was controlled.


  • Guardian Defender Machine Guarding Door by Frommelt Safety Products

    This Rite Hite video posted on Feb. 29, 2012, shows Frommelt Safety Products' new Guardian Defender door in action. It safeguards manufacturing processes and industrial applications in the automotive, metal manufacturing, material handling, paper/packaging, and alternative energy industries.