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Conveyor Safety

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common conveyor hazards and what you can do to keep yourself safe when working around conveyors
  • Describe conveyor safeguards and your responsibility for using them
  • Describe how to use emergency stop controls on conveyor equipment
  • Indicate when a lockout/tagout procedure is required for conveyor equipment

Available in English

5 Minutes

Mobile Ready

This lesson will help you recognize the hazards associated with working with or near conveyor equipment, the safeguards in place to protect you and your responsibilities when working with conveyors, including those related to lock and tag requirements.

Course Outline
  • Conveyor Safety
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart O - Machinery and Machine Guarding - 1910.212 General Requirements for All Machines
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart N - Helicopters, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors - 1926.555 Conveyors
  • U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Publication, "Safeguarding Equipment and Protecting Employees from Amputations", OSHA 3170-02R, 2007