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10 Preventive Maintenance Training Courses

We’ve carefully crafted a list of the best preventive maintenance training courses to include in your team’s training program. These courses discuss topics such as machine guarding, good manufacturing practices, and safety precautions your workers need for their day-to-day tasks. Continue reading to learn more.

Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - SC Training (formerly EdApp)
Last published: 13th May 2024
SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Machine Guarding

1. Machine Guarding by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Machine safeguarding, periodic maintenance, inspection, and recordkeeping are critical parts of machine operation that staff in industrial businesses need to comply with. With SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s Machine Guarding course, you can provide your industrial workers with a better and broader understanding of their role in the organization, along with ways how to inspect machines.

The preventive maintenance course starts with a run-through of their day-to-day responsibilities as machine operators. It continues by explaining the common risks associated with using various machines such as lathes, conveyor belts, and metal stamping machines. By learning about these risks, they'll be able to better guard themselves against potential accidents and injuries at work.

This facility management training course also discusses grating guards, glass guards, steel gates, signal lights, and automated input and output devices. As your employees continue through the lessons, they'll get a better understanding of safety management and the correct risk assessment procedures through equipment inspections, maintenance, and site safety training.

To get started with machine guarding training, you can deliver this ready-made machine guarding training course for employees straight to your team's SC Training (formerly EdApp) accounts. Take advantage of SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s newest feature, Group Training, to track who's completed the course and who hasn't.  Thanks to SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s intuitive dashboard, you can set up the group training feature in no time.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Hazards to guard against
  • Machine guarding methods
  • Inspection
  • Maintenance
  • Safety training

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Crane and Host Operator Training

2. Crane and Host Operator Training by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Another preventive maintenance training course you can add to your list is SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Crane and Host Operator Training. Crane operators typically operate in a direct range of cranes, forklifts, and hoists. With the multiple risks this proximity has, it's important for them to be actively on guard when operating these machines. In SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s heavy equipment safety training program, they'll learn about the various things they can do to protect themselves from these risks. The course talks about how operators should generally conduct themselves to observe safety precautions. They'll also learn about general operating procedures, preventative maintenance and inspection, and the use of hand signals to assist in the transfer of loads. 

With SC Training (formerly EdApp), your teams can learn from this course at any time. There's no time limit to course access so they can come back to it whenever they're free. Your workers no longer have to juggle training with their shifting schedules.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • The general conduct of operators
  • Safety procedures
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Inspections

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Controlling Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout

3. Controlling Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Controlling Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout is a course designed exclusively for manufacturing plant workers who're constantly exposed to different kinds of hazards. The preventive maintenance course provides them with an in-depth understanding of the many forms of hazardous energy, such as chemical, thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy. It covers the necessary lock-out protocols that they need to follow when any of these energy types go haywire.

With the help of the tagout lessons in this course, your workers will learn more about the various labeling methods and warning signs that are used to label work equipment when they're too hazardous to operate. By doing this, they'll be able to avoid accidents and injuries and conduct preventive maintenance to the remaining working equipment.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Isolation, Lockout, Tagout overview
  • Lockout procedures
  • Tagout procedures

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Controlling Hazardous Energy: Electricity

4. Controlling Hazardous Energy: Electricity by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Another preventive maintenance course on SC Training (formerly EdApp) is Controlling Hazardous Energy: Electricity. This training course provides your workers with critical information in avoiding dangers when dealing with electricity and controlling electrical equipment. It teaches them how to detect all electrical sources in varied work environments so that they can do electrical work safely.

It also discusses the many electrical risks that might result in unintentional mishaps, as well as the Lockout/Tagout protocols used on any electrical device that stores energy. This course continues on to teach them about the many types of Residual Current Devices (RCD), such as meter box mounted RCD, portable RCD, and PowerPoint RCD. Lastly, it highlights the value of frequent testing and labeling of electrical equipment so your workers can conduct better preventive maintenance.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Assessing the risks & LOTO
  • Residual Current Devices (RCD)
  • Testing & tagging electrical equipment

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - High Pressure Systems

5. High Pressure Systems by SC Training (formerly EdApp) 

SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s High Pressure Systems teaches your gas operators and factory employees the best practices for handling compressed air and other high-pressure systems. The preventive maintenance course begins by introducing your workers to the many risks connected with compressed gas, such as oxygen displacement, fires, explosions, and poisonous gas exposure.

It then discusses the unique storage procedures and handling measures used to properly handle these dangers, such as adequate labeling, placement, and ventilation. By learning the risks involved with their work and the safety precautions to prevent them, they'll be able to better take care of themselves, their co-workers, and the equipment they handle.  The last module focuses on helping workers recognize the basic functions, communicate risks and hazards, and comply with the safety standards of gas-powered pressure washers.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Compressed gas
  • Proper storage, usage, and handling
  • Practices to avoid
  • Gas-powered pressure washer

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Quality Control

6. Quality Control by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s Quality Control is a preventive maintenance course designed specifically for industrial workers. This course will provide them with a better grasp of quality control methods, standards for supplier quality, and inspections. They'll also learn about the auditing methods necessary for ISO 9000 standard registration, as well as a little bit about quality assurance.

Finally, they'll examine the eight quality aspects of quality control, which are performance, features, dependability, compliance, durability, serviceability, aesthetics, and perceived quality. By learning about these aspects, they'll be able to understand what to expect in product quality. They'll also be able to better look out for mistakes, identify where those mistakes could be coming from, and conduct preventive maintenance in the process.  The eight quality aspects were conceptualized by David Garvin and can also be used for their framework for strategic analysis.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Definition of quality control
  • ISO 9000
  • Quality assurance
  • Eight dimensions of quality

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Working Safely with Machinery

7. Working Safely with Machinery by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Working Safely with Machinery by SC Training (formerly EdApp) was created specifically for workers who operate heavy machinery and equipment. They'll dive deep into the machine and equipment risks they're most likely to encounter, as well as some preventative methods to avoid on-site incidents.

The course also discusses how to use risk controls to limit hazards and possible damages to a minimum. This is especially useful if your learners are in a situation where occupational dangers are difficult to prevent. Pre- and post-operational safety checks are also explored here to guarantee on-site safety. Lastly, it'll walk your workers through their day-to-day responsibilities so they can be safe before and after using any heavy machinery.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Common machine and equipment hazards
  • Safeguarding measures
  • Risk controls
  • Pre- and post-operational safety inspections

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Industrial Hygiene

8. Industrial Hygiene by SC Training (formerly EdApp) 

Industrial hygienists are trained to analyze the level of risk and exposure in your business and to provide control and preventative actions to keep your worksite secure. While your workers might not be in the field of industrial hygiene, they can still benefit from SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s Industrial Hygiene course. They can apply what they'll learn from this course to keep their worksite clean.

This preventive maintenance course covers industrial hygienists' duties as well as the key workplace safety measures they comply with. It discusses the significance of, and best practices for, preserving air quality and keeping ventilation systems clean. The training then provides your workers with criteria for analyzing your company's exposure to hazardous substances. After finishing the course, they'll both be able to sustain environmental regulations and pass industrial hygienist inspections.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Role of an industrial hygienist
  • Indoor air quality
  • Industrial ventilation system
  • Exposure assessment

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Good Manufacturing Practices for the Manufacturing Industry

9. Good Manufacturing Practices for the Manufacturing Industry by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Good Manufacturing Practices for the Manufacturing Industry gives your workers the key knowledge they need to have a safe and productive manufacturing process. It presents the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) system, including its description, the workers responsible for the compliance, and its value. With its detailed overview of the GMP system, this course is ideal for onboarding new workers or as refresher training for older staff. It also addresses the many dangers that can occur in the workplace if GMP isn't followed. It outlines the ten GMP principles to help you comply with the GMP requirements in a more detailed way.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Principles of Good Manufacturing Practices

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) Preventive Maintenance Training Courses - Conveyor Safety

10. Conveyor Safety by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

Conveyor belts are crucial in industries such as manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and transportation. They make moving goods a lot easier than without them. But, they can pose danger to your workers if not handled properly. They can inflict serious work related injuries such as lacerations and shattered bones, as well as deaths.

SC Training (formerly EdApp)'s Conveyor Safety training course was designed to keep your teams safe when working with conveyors. In just five microlessons, your workers will find out about conveyor basics, typical conveyor belt dangers, conveyor ergonomics, and different conveyor safeguarding solutions. Additionally, your workers will learn how different types of conveyors, such as powered and gravity conveyors, are operated differently compared to typical conveyor belts. By learning about all the differences and intricacies of conveyor belts, they'll be able to better manage and maintain the equipment.

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Scope:

  • Conveyor basics
  • Safeguarding conveyors
  • Powered conveyors
  • Gravity and other conveyors
  • Conveyor ergonomics

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Cut back on equipment costs with preventive maintenance training courses

Preventative maintenance keeps your organization’s equipment running effectively, and promotes employee safety in the workplace. It also helps you minimize costly repairs down the line. It helps in prolonging equipment life, keeping your workers safe, and cutting back on costs from breakages, malfunctions, accidents, and injuries. It also helps to avoid any litigation and violations your organization can face from a lack of preventive maintenance. With such a critical role, it’s important to invest in preventive maintenance training. By training your workers, you won’t have to worry about any additional spending. You can cut back on these costs with preventive maintenance courses. Check out our list of courses in this article.

And the best part? Your team can complete courses anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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