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Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Health & Safety Executive

Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

by Health & Safety Executive

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Published by HSE Books in Sudbury .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    INDG291 04/99 C450.

    StatementHSE.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8]p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18497757M

    The Regulations aim to reduce risks to people’s health and safety from lifting equipment provided for use at work. In addition to the requirements of LOLER, lifting equipment is also subject to the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), see Further information. What does LOLER do? Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) - Guidance on the Summary: n/a Type: Guideline Owner: Safety Services Contact email: [email protected] Last modified: 23/01/ Link to this document.

    The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1 The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 98) are made under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act (HSW Act) and came into force on 5 December PUWER 98 brings into effect the non-lifting aspects of the Amending Directive to the Use of Work Equipment. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Regulation 1 Citation and commencement These Regulations may be cited as the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations and shall come into force on 5th December Regulation 2 Interpretation (1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires –.

    NBS Chorus Features and pricing Book a demonstration Sign in to NBS Chorus Other tools National Provision and use of work equipment regulations Records of inspection Sets out to record the information required for recording the results of inspections carried out under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations PUWER replaces the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations and carries forward these existing requirements with a few changes and additions, for example the inspection of work equipment and specific new requirements for mobile work equipment. Many aspects of PUWER should therefore be familiar to you.


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Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 by Health & Safety Executive Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Simple Guide to PUWER 98 (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations ) PUWER 98 came into force on 5th December alongside the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) to implement the EU’s Amending Directive (95/63/EC) to the Use of Work Equipment Directive (AUWED).File Size: 78KB.

This guide provides information about the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) which came into force on 5 December It gives a general indication of some of the main requirements of the Regulations.

However, it is important that you refer to the Regulations and. Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Introduction This leaflet provides information about the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) which came into force on 5 December It gives a general indication of some of the main requirements of the Size: KB.

Provides information about the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Document History Superseded by INDG (rev1) 'Providing and using work equipment safely - a brief guide' (HSE, ).

This is a web version of INDG First published April - produced September Publisher Information. This guide provides information about the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) which came into force on 5 December It gives a general indication of some of the main requirements of the Regulations.

PUWER Simple Guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (INDG). Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations as applied to woodworking. Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L HSE Books ISBN 0 5.

Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations Leaflet INDG HSE Books Regulations cover general workplaces such as factories, offices, shops, hospitals, construction sites, farms or wherever work equipment and machinery is used.

Intended for use by local authority health and safety inspectors and enforcement officers, health and safety professionals providing health and safety services within medium to large. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations replaced the original PUWER regulations first introduced in The main change was in the coverage of mobile work equipment, woodworking.

Guidance on requirements of the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations () Part II and associated Approved in the case of repetitive tasks the provision of powered equipment can reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury.

The complexity of the maintenance should vary from simple checks on hand-held tools to a detailed. —(1) Every employer shall ensure that, where appropriate, work equipment is provided with one or more controls for the purposes of— (a) starting the work equipment (including re-starting after a.

This brief outlines the legal requirement “The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)” which came into force on 5 December Whilst the main requirements are summarised, the reader is advised to refer to the complete set of Regulations and the corresponding Approved Codes of Practice (ACoPs) to ensure compliance.

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations Any equipment, machinery, appliance, apparatus, tool or installation for use at work. ‘Use’ includes, starting, stopping, programming, setting, transporting, repairing, modifying, maintaining, servicing and cleaning.

Legislation is available in different versions: Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial s we have not yet applied to the text, can be.

Discusses equipment that falls within the remit of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), who it applies to, the requirements, machinery safety and plant and equipment maintenance. History. Supersedes INDG 'Simple guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations ' (HSE, ).

This leaflet provides information about the legal requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations SI / (PUWER). It gives a general indication of some of the main requirements of the Regulations.

However, it is important that you refer to the Regulations and accompanying Approved Code of Practice. A Simple Guide to LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations ) LOLER came into force on 5thDecember alongside the Provision of and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) to implement the EU’s Amending Directive (95/63/EC) to the Use of.

(S.I. of ) relating to the use of work equipment. The objective of the guide is to give general guidance aimed at the prevention of occupational accidents or ill health. It is not intended as a legal interpretation of the legislation.

Neither is it a detailed technical document that covers all the implications of any given Regulation. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations apply to all employers and the self-employed who provide equipment for use at work, and ensuring they continue to be suitable and safe for use.

What equipment is covered by the Regulations. Simple Guide to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)is part of the Occupational Health & Safety Information Service's online subscription. updated daily, you can find documents on a wide range of subject areas such as Food & Drink, Environmental Health, Environmental Management, Fire & Offshore Safety.

Guide covering the provisions and use of work equipment regulations of Covers general provisions for equipment used at work as well as the main provisions such as only fully trained personnel should be allowed to use equipment where there is a specific risk; Available in rigid 1mm PVC board (non adhesive).The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, commonly abbreviated to PUWER or simply PUWER, is a statutory instrument of the United Kingdom.

It regulates the standards of safety for equipment used in work environments. Its obligations apply to both employers and employees, as well as those who provide equipment for others to use at work.

PUWER was established under delegated .View on Westlaw or start a FREE TRIAL today, The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (SI /), PrimarySources.