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Machinery is used in many sectors to fabricate, handle and package industrial and consumer products. Everyone who works with machinery, whether directly or indirectly, need to understand the basics of machinery safety but not everyone needs to know all the details relating to the design. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

This course can be taken in combination with the machinery risk assessment essentials course that takes place on the following day. This course is aimed primarily at machinery users, maintenance engineers, safety officers and project engineers who may find themselves responsible for purchasing machinery or needing to make minor modifications to improve the efficiency or change the use of existing machinery.

This course would also benefit anyone who needs a thorough understanding of the provision and use of work equipment regulations. Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train stations and Manchester International Airport.

Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www. Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking. For further dates and additional information email: hsetraining hse. Back to the top. Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials. Machinery Directive. L Provision and Use of Work Equipment regulations. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor and are all anonymous. They are used to measure its performance and to provide enhancements to you while using the site.

Course includes Provision and use of work equipment regulations Choice of guards and guard dimensions Introduction to machinery safety standards Machine Modifications allowable under PUWER Use of control systems and impact of failures Measurement, evaluation and control of noise Measurement, evaluation and control of hand-arm vibration Hands-on practice evaluating the safety of machinery and suitability of guards Who should attend?

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Machinery Series - PUWER

Thankfully, our simple guide tells you everything you need to know about PUWER assessment and training to protect your workers, and your organisation. The regulations deal with the work equipment and machinery used every day in workplaces and aims to keep people safe wherever equipment and machinery is used at work. Put simply, the PUWER Regulations aim to make working life safer for everyone using and coming into contact with machinery and equipment, including employers, employees, contractors, suppliers, and anyone else who might use or have access to machinery in the workplace. The regulations aim to ensure that all equipment is:.


Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

It regulates the standards of safety for equipment used in work environments. Its obligations apply to both employers and employees, as well as those who provide equipment for others to use at work. Act The PUWER legislation replaced the regulations and seeks to address, control and prevent workers risk of injury and death from equipment they use during the course of their jobs. In addition to the requirements laid out in the PUWER legislation, some types of equipment may be subject to other specific legislation. For example, equipment used for lifting such as fork lifts are also subject to the requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations , pressure equipment must meet the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations, and Personal Protective Equipment must meet the PPE Regulations. The regulations apply to any employer or self-employed worker who uses equipment at work [2] but not equipment used by the public which comes under the Health and Safety at Work Act

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