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Approximate length:

15 Minutes

Equipment Checks

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

There have been numerous accidents when using faulty equipment or equipment not suitable for the task. This training looks at some of the common issues with work equipment and what employees can do to make using the equipment as safe as possible, including the checks that should be carried out. It also gives an insight in to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Equipment Requirements – This gives an insight in to the requirements under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Equipment Checks – This looks at what employees can do to reduce the risk associated to using work equipment and when checks should be conducted.
  • Defective Equipment – This section covers what employees should do with defective equipment.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the legal requirements under PUWER.
  • You will understand what precautions and control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when using any work equipment and what checks you should conduct.
  • You will understand what you should do with defective equipment.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.