Portable Power Tool Training


The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 requires that users of work equipment receive adequate training for purposes of health & Safety. This includes training in the methods which may be adopted when using work equipment, associated risks and precautions to be taken. This duty extends to any employee who supervises or manages the use of work equipment. The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency to use portable power tools safely and correctly.

Course Objectives/Key benefits:

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to state the regulations covering the use of work equipment, have a good understanding of the hazards arising from the use of work equipment, precautions to be taken, workplace checks, end-user safety checks, personal checks, machine checks and how machines are guarded.

Who the course is aimed at:

The training will benefit individuals involved with using portable power tools. The course is industry specific (construction/engineering/carpentry)


•       Statutory Instruments and standards

•       Risk assessments

•       Overview of equipment covered

•       Analysis of accidents /case studies

•       Safe Use of Portable power tools

•       Safeguarding of equipment

•       Hazards/precautions when using work equipment

•       Workplace Checks

•       Machine Checks

•       Personal Checks

•       Power Tool Accessories

•       Care and Maintenance

•       After use checks

•       Written Paper Test

Each Trainee will receive a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the course

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Portable Power Tool Training


Length: 1 Day


Dates available on request