PUWER '98

Learn about PUWER and understand why it is crucial when operating and managing the safety of your machinery

PUWER ’98 is the acronym most commonly used for the ‘Provisional Use of Work Equipment Regulations’. In a nutshell, all work equipment must have PUWER inspections carried out on them at set intervals to ensure they are safe to use.

Do you need to learn the basics of PUWER ‘98? Or are you ready to build upon existing knowledge? Either way, we have articles and guidance which can assist you on your learning journey.

Beginner

Who is your PUWER dutyholder?

Whether you’re new to the world of machine safety, or have experience in the industry, PUWER ’98 can be an overwhelming subject.

To help simplify the process, we have created a range of articles. This article looks at why it is important to have a PUWER champion within your organisation.

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Beginner

What is ACOP for PUWER?

ACOP is the acronym which is widely used for ‘Approved Code of Practice’ and describes...

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Beginner

How to Prepare for a PUWER Inspection

Be ready for your PUWER inspections

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Beginner

PUWER Assessor Checklist

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