Safe Use of Woodworking Machinery

safe use of woodwork machinery

As woodworking machinery can inflict very serious injuries it is essential that the hazards are controlled and that those involved in the use of such equipment are adequately trained.

The training is designed to instruct candidates on the safe use of a range of woodworking machinery. It also aims to instruct them on the safe procedures for carrying out associated tasks such as blade changing and the inspection and cleaning of dust extraction systems.

Who should attend?

The training is ideally suited to anyone who uses or will be using woodworking equipment in the workplace. We would also recommend that those who are required to supervise and manage others using woodworking machinery also attend.

Course Length and Venues

The course length can be tailored to suit customers’ requirements and can be delivered at any suitable venue.

Aims & Objectives

Typical training includes –

  1. Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act ,
  2. Approved codes of practice (ACOP’s) ,
  3. European Union Directives,
  4. Management of Health & Safety Regulation
  5. Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulation (PUWER) ,
  6. Manual Handling Regulation,
  7. Personal Protective Equipment Regulation,
  8. Work Place Regulation


All candidates who attend a course will receive a certificate of attendance which is suitable for CPD