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PUWER 1998 Part IV Power Press

Cost: £150 + VAT
Duration: 1 day
Description:

 

This course will cover:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 in relation to power presses
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Safety devices including fixed guarding interlock guarding and light guards and tool settings
  • Duties of appointed person
  • Action to be taken by the employer to empower the employees
  • An understanding of noise within the workplace
  • Written assessment

 

Entry requirements:

None required

Aim:

entry requirements:

A 1 day course to gain a full understanding of the legal duties as outlined within the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Method of delivery

Lectures & demonstrations

Who is this for

Those whose duties are to prepare and maintain a power press for use and those who supervise the above.

Objective

On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of both the employers and employees duties under both the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • State when and how the inspection of safety devices must be carried out
  • Identify the importance of work based training regarding their particular power press
  • State that the employer or occupier must appoint the employee to carry out duties
  • State the effect of noise in the workplace
Assessment

Observation and questioning

Date last updated:24 September 2014