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Safeguarding of Machinery: Understanding & Applying CSA Z432

Duration: 1 Day

Learn how to protect workers from machine hazards - still a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities - using the CSA Z432 Safeguarding of Machinery standard.
Available in both online and in-person instructor-led training.

Classroom Safeguarding of Machinery:  Understanding & Applying CSA Z432
Registration fee per person: $599.00
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  • In-person training sessions at a place near you

This training can also be delivered exclusively for your team online or in-person at your premises at a convenient date & time.

Talk to us for availability and pricing at 1 877 494 WSPS (9777)

Training Overview

Learn how to protect workers who use machines and industrial equipment through this one-day instructor-led course using the NEW 2023 edition of the CSA Z432 Safeguarding of Machinery standard, offered in collaboration with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).


Machinery related hazards can result in serious workplace injuries and fatalities and significant liabilities for employers. This solution helps customers by:


  • Reducing risk of injury for those who operate and maintain equipment.
  • Increasing knowledge of the CSA Z432 Safeguarding of Machinery standard and how it can be used to establish a safeguarding strategy for industrial equipment in the workplace.
  • Gain an understanding of key requirements for the application of various types of safeguards to machinery and effectiveness of safeguarding controls.


Developed in exclusive partnership with CSA, this one-day, instructor-led course guides participants through the 2023 edition of the CSA Z432 Safeguarding of Machinery standard and is delivered by experienced WSPS machine safeguarding specialists.


Bonus: Each participant receives a physical copy of the CSA Z432:23 Safeguarding of Machinery standard – a retail value of $255! 

What are the benefits?
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After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the hazards and impacts of machine related injuries.
  • Explain the structure and scope of CSA Z432:23, Safeguarding of machinery.
  • Recall important definitions from CSA Z432:23
  • Explain how the standard helps create a strategy for selecting protective measures, risk analysis and risk reduction.
  • Recognize the important considerations for machine controls and safety control system.
  • Identify the Clauses relevant to selecting and using guards and protective devices.
  • Review important safeguarding application requirements.
  • Recall information in the Annexes that provides supplemental safeguarding application information.
Who is this recommended for?
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This training is geared towards those who design, build, modify, install, use, operate, or maintain machinery, machinery guarding, or safety devices. It is also intended for those who wish to use the CSA Z432 standard to develop and implement safeguarding instructions and are responsible for effective implementation of administrative controls.

This course is suitable for a variety of audiences including:

  • Health and Safety professionals
  • Engineers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Maintenance and purchasing personnel
  • Project Managers and JHSC Members
What are the prerequisites?
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How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered either in-person and/or online

Private delivery is available for employees in your workplace, either in-person or virtually. Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about private training options.

Important: Requirements for virtual training
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Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Our virtual courses are delivered via Microsoft Teams. Specific platform details for this course will be shared upon registration.

Please view the Virtual Training Frequently Asked Questions for more details on virtual delivery.

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