The Provision and Use of Workplace Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Course Overview:

The importance of ensuring that work equipment is used in a safe manner and that employees have a thorough understanding of relevant regulations can not be over emphasised. This one day course concentrates upon the key requirements for establishing systems that protect employees who are required to carry out or supervise users work equipment.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand legal requirements relating to the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • To meet their responsibilities within the workplace regarding all aspects of workplace equipment
  • To understand the requirements for the provision of training
  • To outline the importance of the maintenance of work equipment
  • To assist in the protection of work equipment users from equipment failure

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Appointment of competent
  • persons
  • Requirement for inspections of work equipment
  • Keeping of relevant records
  • Requirement for risk assessments
  • Requirements for the provision of training
  • Maintenance of work equipment
  • Protection of work equipment users from equipment failure

Duration: One Day

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