Employers must 'ensure that all persons who use work equipment have received adequate training for the purposes of health and safety, including training in the methods which may be adopted when using work equipment, and risks which such use may entail and the precautions to be taken.' (PUWER regulation 9). There is a similar duty to ensure adequate training in relation to supervisory and managerial staff.
Looking for an in house training provider
It's not just construction companies that use plant and machinery. Builders Merchants, Warehouses, Recycling Centres, Farms,etc. We ensure that no matter where you are or what you're using, it's being done safely by educated workers.
Direct Training GB Limited are able to supply bespoke in house training and assessments on most item of plant and machinery for clients nationwide.
We'll deliver information, instruction and training on most items of plant and machinery that you're using so that your workforce are made aware of the risks involved to educate them on becoming better operators. In addition we will also take a quick look at the working conditions and offer advice for how you can make your site a safer environment.