Machinery Safety Course

Course Aim:

This Machinery Safety course is designed to provide the participants with knowledge of the principles of the Work Equipment (General Application) Regulations 2007 and the 2001 Machinery Regulations.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify hazards associated with machinery in the workplace.
  • Apply the principles of machinery safety as described in EN 292.
  • Produce a Safe System of Work in relation to the maintenance/cleaning of machinery.

Course Programme:

  • Discuss relevant statutory legislation and its requirements.
  • Identify machinery hazards in the workplace.
  • Assess the risks involved with machinery.
  • Discuss and evaluate machinery accidents.
  • Assess machinery suitability for guarding.
  • Identify safe systems of work for machinery – “Permit to Work” and “Lockout and Tagout Systems”.

Who Should Attend:

All of those persons involved with using and working with machinery and those who have responsibility in relation to selection, maintenance and cleaning of machinery.

Assessment & Certification:

To receive certification for Machinery Safety all participants must successfully complete a theory exam. The certification is valid for 3 years from the date of training.

Course Attendance:

  • Maximum of 12 participants.
  • 1 day duration.

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