Hazard Levels

Hazard Levels categorize how dangerous machines are. It is a measure of the types of injuries that a machine can inflict combined with the likelihood that such an accident would occur. Machines that are more likely to cause more serious injuries are put in a higher Hazard Level.


Hazard Level 1

Training

Standard training plus:

  • Machine-specific training  

Oversight

  • Buddy

Hazard Level 2

Training

Standard training plus:

  • Machine-specific training  

Oversight

  • Monitor

Hazard Level 3

Training

Standard training plus:

  • Machine-specific training  

Oversight

  • Staff supervisor