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PUWER: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER or PUWER regulations) place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment. PUWER also places responsibilities on businesses and organisations whose employees use work equipment, whether owned by them or not.

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PUWER requires that equipment provided for use at work is:

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HSE Training and Conferences available:

HSE Training offer a full range of courses including COSHH. For more information and a full list of what training is available, visit the Solutions from HSE websiteopens in new window

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