PUWER stands for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (1999 in Northern Ireland). The PUWER regulations deal with the work equipment and machinery used every day in workplaces. It aims to keep people safe wherever equipment and machinery is used at work. PUWER replaces the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992, carrying forward the existing requirements with several changes and additions.
PUWER regulations aim to make working life safer for everyone who uses and encounters machinery and equipment including employers, employees, contractors, suppliers, and anyone else who might use or have access to machinery in the workplace. The PUWER regulations aim to ensure that all equipment is:
Experienced EEUK health and safety consultants can carry out a PUWER assessment to make sure your machinery and equipment is safe to use. Our main priority is to make sure your staff are protected when using machinery and have the right training to use it.
Contact us to find out more about PUWER assessments.
At EEUK, we are a BAFE SP205-1 registered company, meaning we make sure the services we offer are of the highest quality.
EEUK is CHAS accredited. This means we ensure compliance across the different areas of risk management and mitigate risks across the supply chain.
Being Cyber Essentials accredited helps us to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrates our commitment to cyber security.
We are ISO 9001 certified which means we are recognised as a company with a strong customer focus, a motivated top management team and processes in place with the aim to continually improve.
The ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and provides guidance on how our business impacts the environment.
We are SafeContractor approved, which means we comply with health and safety legislation – it is recognised as the leading health and safety accreditation by 33,000 contractors in the country.
The JOSCAR Registration Mark is valued by some of the largest purchasers in the defence community and indicates that we have gone through the process required to demonstrate our commitment and credentials to the industry.
ISO 45001 is an international standard for health and safety at work developed by national and international standards committees independent of government.
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