Safety Essentials

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

This course in an Introduction to PUWER’ and will guide you through the ‘Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.

What's included?

Course Description 

This course is an Introduction to PUWER’ will guide you through the ‘Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. 

 It is not necessary to know all of the regulations off by heart, but it is important to know that these regulations exist, and are there to protect YOU. PUWER regulations cover ALL work equipment, from steam rollers to grinders, and from cherry pickers to the office photocopier! PUWER regulations cover their use, inspection and maintenance, to help provide a safe working environment, whatever equipment you use.

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • Workplace regulations and definitions
  • Equipment controls, markings and warnings
  • The law on equipment in the workplace 
  • The importance of maintenance and inspection 
  • Your own responsibilities