Portable Power Tools

Aimed at businesses with a requirement to ensure that staff are correctly and safely trained in the use of Power Hand Tools, whether powered by battery, electrical or pneumatic systems. All courses are tailored to the requirements of their business needs.

Legal Requirements
Regulation 9 (1) of PUWER. Every employer shall ensure that all staff who use Work Equipment have received training for purposes of health and safety. This includes training in the methods which may be adopted when using the work equipment, the dangers associated with it and precautions to reduce the risks. Training is to be refreshed every three / five years as stated by the HSE.

Your course will include:
Tool changing, work environment inspection and condition of equipment, guarding and safe operation, PPE requirements and wider operational hazards.

Qualifications
Woodwise Certificate of Training Duration 1 to 2 days, up to 3 staff per group. Progression can include the following: City & Guilds – Certificate in the Safe Use of Portable Power Tools Equipment Saws, planers, routers, drills, nail guns etc.

Costs
Costs vary depending on the number of delegates, current experience and other factors. Please complete the machine listing form and send to hayley.baptist@bwf.org.uk who will arrange for a quote. Alternatively call the office on 0844 209 2610 or fill the the form below.