Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 11 May 2016

Date and location

11 May 2016, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire SK17 9JN

Course overview

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations. Delegates are shown how to build a technical file and have the opportunity to practice assessing conformity to the essential health and safety requirements. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

What will the course cover?

  • Machinery Directive and UK Supply of Machinery (Safety) regulations 2008
  • Assemblies of machines
  • Principles of safety by design
  • Introduction to control system safety
  • Ergonomics in machine design

Who should attend?

This course is intended primarily for people who design and supply machines and create assemblies of machines. It is also relevant for people who specify and install new machines or assemblies or make significant modifications to existing machines. The course will also be helpful to anyone who is interested in a detailed understanding of the safety of industrial machinery, the supply of machinery safety regulations as amended.

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Machinery Series – Machinery Directive course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-directive.htm