Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Birmingham, 27 January 2016

Date and location

27 January 2016, ETC Venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB

Course overview

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.
This course assumes a basic level of understanding of machinery safety such as that given in the machinery safety basics course that takes place on the previous day. Anyone who also needs a thorough understanding of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs should take this course in combination with the Machinery Safety Basics course held on the previous day. Anyone who needs a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regs, should take this course in combination with the designing and selecting safe machinery course held on the following day.

What will the course cover?

  • What is the difference between hazard and risk and other definitions
  • Hazard Identification process and techniques
  • Risk Estimation process and techniques
  • Risk evaluation, what does ALARP mean in practice
  • Assessment, handling and control of hazardous substances
  • Risk assessment practice

Who should attend?

This course is aimed primarily at machinery users, maintenance engineers, designers and project engineers who need to learn how to carry out risk assessment of existing machinery in use or new machinery in the process of being specified, supplied or under development. This course will also be of benefit to safety professionals who are familiar with the concepts but need to know how machinery risk assessment differs from other workplace safety or risk assessments.

Information and booking

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

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-risk-assessment-essentials.htm