Machinery series: PUWER – Birmingham, 26 January 2016

Date and location

26 January 2016, Etc. venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB

Course overview

This course covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. 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.

What will the course cover?

  • 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

Who should attend?

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.

Information and booking

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

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-machinery-safety-basics-puwer.htm