Developing people. Delivering performance.
MGTS is employer-led and membership- based. We aim to be a National Centre of Excellence for Education, Training, Development and Assessment, supporting both young people and adults in the development of competences associated with engineering.
We provide training and education to industry workforce in skills and knowledge associated with operation, maintenance and management of world class manufacturing, production and machinery reliant operational facilities.
Health and Safety
Who should participate?
The programme is appropriate for employees associated with the purchase, use and maintenance of all types of work equipment including machinery, plant and processing equipment and to any person involved in the installation, use or operation of lifting equipment.
The training programme will develop the delegate’s knowledge and understanding of the PUWER regulations and enable them to carry out risk assessments in line with these requirements.
The programme will cover:
Health & Safety Legislation
Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAWA)
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR)
Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
Introduction and Main Provisions of PUWER & LOLER
Guarding of Work Equipment
Inspection and Maintenance of Work Equipment
Risk Assessment Procedures
Introduction and background to risk assessment
Risk assessments must be “suitable and sufficient”
Hazards in use of work equipment
General guidance when risk assessing work equipment
Reduction of risks during maintenance
Hierarchy of control measures
Monitoring and review of risk assessments
Summary and Discussion
Duration: 1 day