Covering equipment from something as simple as a handsaw or meat cleaver, through to complex installations of series of machines, PUWER has implications for most workers. So whether you or your people are starting, stopping, programming, setting, transporting, repairing, modifying, maintaining, servicing, cleaning, hiring in or hiring out equipment, this video is for you.
Working safely with equipment walks you through what to look for when taking on new equipment, building safe work practices, where it all fits into your Risk Assessment under MHSWR, controls (and being in control), inspections, examinations, maintenance, the paper trail and keeping vital operating and safety information close at hand. It also looks at guards, stabilizers, crush cages, power presses, mobile equipment, and rail-mounted machines.
Aimed at employers, self-employed, H&S personnel and front-line workers alike, Working safely with equipment provides an ideal introduction and overview to PUWER 98. Helping you minimize the risk to the personal health and safety of those working with equipment, and those working nearby, within the parameters of the regulations.