HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Bristol, 11 February 2015

Date and location

11 February 2015, Bristol (Venue TBC)

Course overview

Machinery risk assessment is also now explicitly required by the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008. However many people still struggle to know what is suitable and sufficient to satisfy these regulations. 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.

The course will 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
  • Reasonably foreseeable misuse, an introduction to human factors
  • Machine interventions
  • 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.

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Training in Bristol 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