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Machinery Series - PUWER

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06 December 2022

Introduction

Machinery is used in many sectors to fabricate, handle and package industrial and consumer products. Everyone who works with machinery, whether directly or indirectly, need to understand the basics of machinery safety but not everyone needs to know all the details relating to the design. 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.

Course includes

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  • 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
  • Measurement, evaluation and control of noise
  • Measurement, evaluation and control of hand-arm vibration
  • Hands-on practice evaluating the safety of machinery and suitability of guards
  • The effects of Brexit and the use of the UKCA mark

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.

Live Online Course Information

Our  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 classroom.


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 the Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings.


Printed course material will be delivered direct to your door, which also includes a little treat for you to enjoy on your coffee break!

Price

£525 per person (includes course notes and certificate of attendance).

Book Course

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.

Email: HSEtraining@hse.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704

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