Machinery Series - Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials
23 February 2023
The ability to carry out a detailed machinery risk assessment
has, for some time, been a key skill required under the Management
of Health and Safety at Work Regs. 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.
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 is the difference between hazard and risk and other
- 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
- 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. 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.
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an
internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and
microphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test
to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
Printed course material will be
delivered direct to your door, which also includes a little treat
for you to enjoy on your coffee break!
£525 per person (includes course notes and certificate of
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
This course can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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