A workplace accident is not the time to know if you have the correct machinery safety procedures in place
Posted: Aug 24, 2021
Machinery and manufacturing equipment safety specialist Euchner (UK) is running a series of training events designed to ensure that company directors, health and safety professionals, operational, maintenance, human resources and other managers understand key legislation and their responsibilities for workplace safety.
“Machine safety for operating personnel”
• Reading: September 22, 2021
• Leeds: October 20, 2021
Too often, occupational risk assessments undertaken at a manufacturing site do not include specific legislation related to the machine itself. The course covers this legislation affecting machinery and installations, the framework of standards in place to ensure the safety of equipment, and the steps an organization must take to ensure that equipment purchased and subsequently used meets all legal requirements. – ensuring a safe working environment for all employees.
Euchner UK&I Country Director David Dearden explains:
“There is often a gap between the traditional occupational health and safety function and the responsibility for machine safety – we see a large number of risk assessments neglecting key standards, including those relating to controls related to machinery. Security. Euchner has developed these courses to better understand machine safety requirements in a clear and concise manner.
Delegates will understand the importance of machine safety in a business, how to bridge the gap between machinery and occupational health and safety, and the responsibilities surrounding machine safety for new and existing equipment.
The management of machine safety through existing risk assessment processes and key legislation on “Regulations on the supply of machinery (safety) and use of work equipment” is dealt with in detail.
“Regulation on the supply and use of work equipment (PUWER)”
• Glasgow: September 29, 2021
• Reading: November 3, 2021
• Birmingham: November 17, 2021
This course is designed to give delegates a full understanding of their legal obligations under PUWER and how they can enforce workplace law.
Managers, supervisors, maintenance personnel, engineers and other professionals who have responsibility for safety around work equipment and who need an introduction to PUWER regulations and machine risk assessment will benefit greatly. for attending this course.
The knowledge gained on this day will include an understanding of PUWER requirements, how the legislation affects you and your organization, an overview of assessment documentation and the safety, control and modification of machines under PUWER.
Each course costs £ 295 per delegate and includes full course notes and a certificate.
Euchner is a leader in machine safety engineering training and estimates that on average 610,000 workers are injured in workplace accidents in the UK each year. This equates to over 2,300 injuries per working day and the cost to the UK of these accidents in 2020 is estimated to be over
over £ 5.6 billion.
To reserve your place at one of these courses, please send an email to [email protected] or call 0114 256 0123.
You can also visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/euchner-uk-33768626223 and book there.