PUWER - Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations

Duration - 1 day

This course is aimed at those who are responsible for equipment used in their company that is covered by PUWER 1998, and also those who are responsible for completing PUWER Risk Assessments.

The aim of the course is to ensure that employees have the skills, knowledge and confidence to carry out their role.

The course combines both theory and practical exercises to review the company procedures and documentation to complete a PUWER Risk assessment for work equipment.

The course covers:

  • Relevant elements of legislation
  • How the legislation fits with company policies and procedures Suitability
  • Marking & warning
  • Certificates of conformity
  • Information, instruction and training
  • Inspection, maintenance and records
  • Dangerous parts of machinery
  • Specified hazards
  • Controls and isolations/starting & stopping
  • Lighting, ventilation & heating
  • Mobile work equipment & vehicles rolling over

There will be a written assessment at the end of the course.

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