Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963

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Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963
ILO Convention
Date of adoption June 25, 1963
Date in force April 21, 1965
Classification Physical Hazards, Noise and Vibration
Subject Occupational Safety and Health
Previous Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention, 1962
Next Hygiene (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1964

Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1963, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the prohibition of the sale, hire and use of inadequately guarded machinery,...


As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 52 states.

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