Machinery Series: PUWER
18 January 2024
This course covers the requirements of the Provision and Use of
Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a
thorough knowledge of this legislation and the duties of an
employer to provide safe equipment for their employees to
use. The course explains the implications of modifying
machines and the steps that need to be taken to evaluate new
machines. The course also gives practical, hands-on advice on
how to evaluate the safety of machines and the suitability of
guards using a checklist.
Delegates wishing to learn how to carry out machinery risk
assessment should attend the 'Machinery Series: Risk Assessment
Delegates who want to learn about the legislation regulating the
design, manufacture and supply of machinery should attend the
'Machinery Series: UK Machinery Regulations' course.
Delegates will be provided with information that will help them
- Know the requirements of PUWER
- Know the machine modifications that are allowed under
- Understand the methods for evaluating new machinery and
- Have an overview of designs for guards and guard
- Understand the status and importance of machinery safety
- Know the modifications to control systems allowed under
- Understand the methods for improving the safety of maintenance
What the course will cover
This course provides an overview of PUWER and introduces the
machinery safety standards and machine modifications allowable
under PUWER. Delegates will look at the choice of guards and guard
dimensions, the use of control systems and impact of failures, as
well as the effects of the UK's withdrawal from the EU and the use
of the UKCA mark. There will also be interactive learning elements,
where delegates will gain practical experience of evaluating the
safety of machinery and the suitability of guards.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed primarily at machinery users, maintenance
engineers that make minor modifications to existing machinery,
safety officers and project engineers.
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 the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test
to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
£545 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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