Safe Use of Machinery

Become an expert at handling a range of machinery safely

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About this course

Health and safety within the workplace is vital but especially if you are using machinery. This course is designed to ensure that workers follow proper protocols and procedures when handling certain types of machinery. You will learn about what protective wear you should be wearing, things to do prior to machinery and how to operate different machines. EdApp's short bite-sized course will ensure that the training is interactive and informative to enhance your learning experience.

What you'll learn with "Safe Use of Machinery" course

  • How to use a Drill Press safely
  • How to use a Lathe Safely

"Safe Use of Machinery" Content

  • How to use a Drill Press Safely

    Learn how to operate and use a Drill Press safely

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Minimize the distance from the table to the bit. This will reduce the risk of injury because the bit will be right above the work piece. When everything is ready, you can turn the drill press on.

      Minimize the distance from the table to the bit. This will reduce the risk of injury because the bit will be right above the work piece. When everything is ready, you can turn the drill press on.
    • What to Wear

    • Safety glasses are a minimum requirement.

  • Lathe Safety

    Learn how to operate and use a Lathe safely

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Making Cuts All lathes have different recommendations for feed, rotation speed and cut depths depending on the material. Consult your owner's manual for best practices.

      Making Cuts All lathes have different recommendations for feed, rotation speed and cut depths depending on the material. Consult your owner's manual for best practices.
    • What to Wear

    • What would be an acceptable outfit to wear while operating a lathe?

"Safe Use of Machinery" Author

EdApp

EdApp is a leader in training for the mobile workforce. As a microlearning platform EdApp delivers tens of thousands of lessons a day globally. The use of gamification and social learning make EdApp a platform that boasts engagement across the board. The content library now lets you access world class content for you and your team. EdApp has set out to democratize learning and give everyone a classroom in their pocket.

Selected Review

"Learning safe practices for machinery is vital but it's often not the most engaging content. It was great how EdApp made this learning interactive and the microlessons make it very easy to absorb and retain the information."

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