Power Press PUWER Regulations 2 days

A two day course for any person involved in the Supervision of Power Presses or who is appointed by the company to set or reset Power Presses or is under training.

To assist delegates who are involved with Power Presses to understand their Responsibilities for inspection and testing of the Power Press Safety System and the Requirements of the Work Equipment Regulations

Participants will:
• Appreciate their legal responsibilities when setting and re-setting Power Presses
• Appreciate their organisation’s legal responsibilities
• Apply Procedures in accordance with good working practices
• Reduce incidents involved with the use of Power Presses


• Welcome and Introduction to the course

• Aims and Objectives

• Legal Requirement
 • Work Equipment Regulations (Power Presses)
• Individual Responsibilities
• Noise at Work
• Health and Safety at Work Act

• Principles of Power Press
 • Brakes
• Clutches
• Fly Wheels
• Types of Presses

• Guarding of Presses
 • Fixed Guards
• Interlocked Guards
• Automatic Guards
• Light/Infra-Red Guards

• Inspection and Testing
 • Specification for different Guarding of Power Presses
• Guarding of Ancillary Equipment
• Frequency and Nature of Inspection

• Accidents
 • Causation Prevention
• Accident Statistics
• Tool Design
• Loading and Unloading of Tooling
• Defect Reporting
• Communication in the Working Environment

• Programme Review and Evaluation

This programme uses theory and individual training and can be carried out on or off the job to fully involve participants. A maximum of three delegates are allowed on this course

(HS-28  HS28-1)

£275 + VAT pp


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Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine