Mining Product: Infographic: Are Your Guards Creating Hazards?

Original creation date: November 2020

Authors: J Pollard

Infographic - October 2020

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20061592

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2020 Oct; :1

This infographic provides four tips for improving worker safety around machine guards. The data informing this infographic are based on a NIOSH analysis of all injuries reported to MSHA between 2004 and 2012, with the source of injury identified as metal covers and guards.

Infographic: Are Your Guards Creating Hazards?
Infographic - October 2020

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20061592

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2020 Oct; :1

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