The course is designed to cover the statutory information requirements laid down by the 1998 Approved Code of Practice and Guidance. Course participants should also develop a more positive and systematic approach to safe working methods.

Intended For

Supervisors, tool setters and other persons who are involved in preparing power presses for use.

Course Content

  • Inspection records and systems
  • The nature and function of clutch mechanisms, flywheels, brakes and ancillary equipment
  • Types and functions of safety devices
  • Guarding of power presses
  • Tool design and its influence on safety
  • The work of a tool setter
  • Electrical and electronic devices on power presses
  • Accident causation and prevention

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