Safe use of power presses

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (as applied to power presses). Approved Code of Practice and guidance

Date of publication:
November 2014
978 0 7176 6620 1
Series code:
L112 (2nd Edition)

This Approved Code of Practice and guidance is aimed at employers, dutyholders and anyone who has responsibility for the safe use of power presses, such as managers and supervisors. It gives advice on precautions that can be taken to ensure the safe use of power presses. It contains information on thorough examination and inspection and on reports and the keeping of information.

Changes since the last edition:

  • The guidance material has been revised, updated and simplified wherever possible
  • There are small changes to the ACOP material to clarify and update information

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Updated: 2021-03-04