Course Overview Course Elements

The course will provide delegates with knowledge on the provision and use of work equipment regulations (PUWER) and how they apply in the workplace. The course is a mix of the theoretical and practical sessions, during which delegates will be required to demonstrate their level of knowledge and understanding.

Upon successful completion of the course, delegates will:

  • Be aware of the PUWER regulations and other relevant regulations
  • Be familiar with the requirements imposed by the regulations and how they affect them and their organisation
  • Be able to interpret information from the regulations to assist them to comply
  • Be aware of the requirement for PUWER assessments to be carried out in the workplace
  • Be aware of the circumstances to which the PUWER regulations apply and what is covered by them
  • Introduction
  • Health, safety and welfare information
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Objectives of the regulations
  • Definitions
  • Work equipment
  • Employee duties
  • Information, instruction and training
  • Conformity
  • Machinery Guarding
  • Preventative measures
  • Specified hazards
  • Controls and control systems
  • Maintenance
  • Mobile & self propelled work equipment
  • Non mechanical hazards
  • Working environment
  • Suitability and markings
  • Practical exercises
½ day
Course Duration
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which re-certification must take place.