ISRI Machine Guarding in Scrap Recycling

Machine guarding is one of the tenants of any safety program. ISRI received grant funding through OSHA’s Susan Harwood Training grant to develop these materials. You will find the training materials in both English and Spanish at the links below.

Machine Guarding in Scrap Recycling Training Course


ISRI developed this 2-hour course on machine guarding in scrap recycling to address the important topic. Attendees of this course will gain a better understanding of the following:

  • Types of guarding for machinery;
  • Machinery hazards in the workplace;
  • Reasons for guarding machinery;
  • Ways to control hazardous energy;
  • How to determine the proper PPE; and
  • Understanding safe work practices

Workers receiving this training will benefit by obtaining a greater awareness of machine guarding and the process of controlling hazardous energy, also known as lock out, tag out, try out. These two important aspects of your safety program must not be overlooked. Feel free to download these materials and share them with others. The goal here is to raise safety awareness at all levels of the business.

If you have any questions or would like more information about these training materials please contact ISRI Safety at

This material was produced under grant number SH-31190-SH7 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Machine Guarding Training Materials


“This was a well thought out program. Very engaging.”

“Material muy bueno. Capacitador hizo excelente trabajo.”

“We need more training like this in the workplace.”

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