The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Order number 198249 | Fundamental

CPD-Accredited Course

Equivalent to 7 hours of CPD


The aim of the training course is to provide delegates with an overview of PUWER including parts 1-5, who is responsible, what duties are placed on them and what equipment the regulations apply to.

What you can expect

By the end of the course, the delegates will:

  • Awareness of Parts 1,2,3 and 4 of PUWER
  • Understand the scope of the regulations, and who they affect
  • Understand what equipment is caught under the regulations
  • Ability to understand Part 5 in relation to Power Presses
  • Understand a method for compliance to the PUWER


This course covers the PUWER regulations themselves, and also various European standards that can be used to aid compliance.

Topics include:

  • The background to the Regulations
  • Work equipment suitability & risk assessment
  • Maintenance
  • Instructions & Training
  • Dangerous parts of machinery & how to control the risks from them
  • Controls and control systems

Target group

Plant and Engineering Managers, Maintenance and Project Engineers, Maintenance Managers and Safety Specialists


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CPD-Accredited Course

Our PUWER (Provision & Use of Work Equipment) Course is CPD-accredited

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In-house Training
1 Day
09:00 - 17:00
Max. number of participants
Costs per participant
£300 + VAT per person
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