Conveyor System Safety Checklist

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BENEFITS

Conveyors are useful for moving things around the workplace. But moving machinery can cause serious injuries to workers. So it’s important to ensure that any conveyors in your workplace are operating correctly and safely, and that workers who work with them are properly trained in their safe use.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

This tool is a minimum checklist for ensuring safe conveyor belt operation. Adapt it for your company’s OHS program and the requirements under the OHS laws in your jurisdiction for conveyors. If any of the checklist boxes are marked with a “NO”, you should ensure that the deficiency is corrected immediately.

OTHER RESOURCES:

WorkSafe Alberta’s Best Practices on Conveyor Safety

Machinery & Equipment: 5 Key Elements of Compliance with the Conveyor Requirements