Know the range and scale of risks associated with machinery, and how to minimise them.
This training programme is running in conjunction with the Employers and Manufacturers Association.
This two-day course is a must for any business where plant and machinery are in operation, and anyone wanting to understand how to comply with WorkSafe NZ’s Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction Programme.
Reducing machinery-related injuries is a high priority for businesses and regulators. WorkSafe NZ's Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction Programme’ has been established to help actively manage the hazards associated with machinery operation and maintenance. This course uses this framework to guide you in how to understand and effectively manage the risks when purchasing, installing, operating, maintaining, cleaning, and repairing machinery.
Any business where plant and machinery are in operation, and anyone wanting to understand how to comply with WorkSafe NZ’s Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction including:
- Machinery operators
- Maintenance team members
- Health and safety representatives
- Health and safety advisers and managers
- Understand the need to manage machinery risks.
- Evaluate the lifecycle of machinery risks that arise in the installation, use, inspection, cleaning, maintenance, repair, modifications, and decommissioning of plant and machinery.
- Involve your workers, representatives, and other stakeholders in machinery risk assessments.
- Identify, analyse and explain the various types of machinery risks; the methods available to control risks; the common types of machinery controls available; Health-related risks around noise, hazardous substances, ergonomics, clean air, etc; common safe systems of work with machinery.
- Convey the importance of locking out plant and equipment.
- Understanding contractor management risks and the need to consult, co-ordinate and co-operate with other organisations with operational machinery risks.
- How unintentional human interaction with machinery risks can lead to harm.
NZQA UNIT STANDARD ASSESSMENT (OPTIONAL)
18410, Version 5, Level 4: Credits 4.
- Get your workers, representatives, and other stakeholders engaged in machinery risk assessments
- Identify and explain the various types of machinery risks
- Understand common safe systems of work with machinery
- Explain the importance of locking out plant and equipment
- Understand contractor management risks and the need to consult, co-ordinate and co-operate with other organisations with operational machinery risks
Assessment is open to all course participants if you choose (assessment fee additional). Further information about assessment procedures and fees will be explained during the training programme or please contact us for details.
Two days ► 9.00am - 4.30pm
Brent brings over 18 years’ experience in occupational risk management and health and safety. Brent works in partnership with clients, providing practical advice to address health and safety risks and develop strategies to drive improvements in safety culture. He is well regarded as a human operational performance (HOP) practitioner - (Safety II) safety coach and for assisting clients to understand the importance of safety governance, setting clear and understandable safety objectives, and providing safety leadership.
Brent is also a specialist in health and safety critical event management of serious harm and fatality incidents and works with insurers and legal firms on WorkSafe NZ enforcement matters. Brent was recently appointed to the board of RiskNZ Inc, RiskNZ is the sector body in New Zealand bringing together people and organisations managing risk.
The machinery safety course was developed as the result of an Enforceable Undertaking between Earthcare Environmental and WorkSafe NZ. Brent Sutton is the creator of the course.