Work Equipment Risk Assessment

Section 3 - Restrictions

3.1 Is the use of the equipment to be restricted to nominated staff whose duties require them to use it?

3.2 Is training available for staff that will use this equipment and their supervisors in working methods, risks, precautions and other safety requirement

3.3 Can the equipment be secured from in-appropriate use by untrained staff?

Section 4 - Guards

4.1 Are all dangerous parts of the equipment guarded or interlocked?

4.2 Where equipment cannot be guarded as in above are other protective devices provided?

4.3 Where protection cannot be provided in accordance with the above are risks adequately controlled by provision of information, instruction, training and supervision?

Section 5 - Effects of high or very low temperatures

5.1 Are all hot/cold parts of the equipment, which are likely to cause injury protect

5.2 Are all hot/cold substances or articles associated with the equipment protected?

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