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Power Press Safety

Programme Overview

This course is designed for people involved in the setting-up and maintenance of equipment associated with Power Presses, and compliments the practical experience necessary to become an appointed person under the above regulations.

Course Objectives

Delegates will be trained in accordance with the schedule of training laid down in the ‘Power Press Regulations’, and will be aware of other relevant legislation, i.e. Factories Act, Health & Safety at Work Act and recent European legislation (6 pack 1992).

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Power Press Mechanisms
  • Types of Power Presses
  • Film – ‘Power Press parts I & II
  • Testing and Examination of Presses and Guards
  • Tool setting
  • Methods of Guarding - F.I.A.T.T.
  • Film – ‘Guarding of Machinery’
  • Tool Design, with regard to Health & Safety
  • Accident Causation and Prevention
  • Summary and End Test
  • Test results and Feedback
  • Questions and Close
     

This course uses a structured series of lively and interesting case studies, exercises and practical skills activities that will reinforce your learning.

The course is available exclusively for your organisation and can be tailored to your exact needs. Please contact us to get more information or call 01656 644300 to speak with one of our advisors