Free Machine Guarding Courses

Training for High-Hazard Industry Workers and Employers

NSEC offers 2-6 hours of free machinery and machine guarding training for up to 350 workers and employers. This free opportunity is perfect for youth, minorities, hard-to-reach groups and limited English proficiency workers.

Training topics include the following:

  • Operating stationary equipment
  • Guarding point of operation
  • Amputation prevention
  • Control circuit systems
  • Other general industry machine hazards

Susan Harwood Training Grant Program

This training is brought to you through the Susan Harwood Training Grant, which provides under-served, low-literacy, high-hazard workers and employers with free training on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities, and rights. NIU is proud to receive this grant and provide you with these classes.

As part of the grant program, NIU offers two, four, or six hours of machinery and machine guarding training for free.

The online courses are fully interactive and the use of a device with internet access, webcam and audio is required.

All courses will cover the same material focusing on meat processing machines, dough making machines, planers, printing presses, band saws and table saws. The length of the class represents the depth of material it will cover, however topics are the same for 2-hour and 4-hour classes.

ONLINE LIVE Stream Classes - Two hour

  • August 14, 2020
  • August 28, 2020
  • September 2, 2020
  • September 10, 2020
  • September 17, 2020
  • September 25, 2020
Register for a two hour ONLINE Class

ONLINE LIVE Stream Classes - Four Hour

  • August 10, 2020
  • August 21, 2020
  • September 3, 2020
  • September 9, 2020
  • September 18, 2020
  • September 24, 2020
  • September 28, 2020
Register for a Four Hour ONLINE Class
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Contact Us

National Safety Education Center
148 N. 3rd St
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-6902
815-753-4203 (fax)
nsec@niu.edu

For questions regarding payment for courses, call 800-656-5317

For questions on submitting 10-hour and 30-hour card requests or replacement cards, call 815-753-6904

2020 Course Catalog (PDF)


Request New 10-Hour or 30-Hour Cards

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