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Introduction Image of a MachineThe ability to carry out risk assessments is now a requirement in many walks of life. However, what is a suitable and sufficient risk assessment that will satisfy the law? Suppliers of new machinery are required under the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations to carry out machinery risk assessments when new equipment is designed. Companies also need to carry out risk assessment for existing plant under the Provision of Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER). Risk assessment is also essential before machinery is modified. Many people are used to task based risk assessments but are unsure how to carry out the kind of detailed risk assessment that is required for machinery and manufacturing processes including assembles of machinery. This training day gives delegates practical hands-on experience of machinery risk assessment using structured techniques that demystify the processes given in BS EN1050 and ISO14121-1. The course will cover: Overview of legal requirements Appreciation of hazards and their real-life consequences Practical sessions throughout including hands-on experience of risk assessment on real equipment Opportunity for delegates to share experiences Sessions from specialists on topics for high injury rates Direct reference to ISO14121-1

Introduction Image of a MachineThe ability to carry out risk assessments is now a requirement in many walks of life. However, what is a suitable and sufficient risk assessment that will satisfy the law? Suppliers of new machinery are required under the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations to carry out machinery risk assessments when new equipment is designed. Companies also need to carry out...

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