simplifying Health and Safety
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

29th January, 2018

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simplifying Health and Safety

MBO Safety Services Limited                  Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

Course Overview

This course is designed for anyone who provides, maintains and uses equipment in the workplace, from ladders to photocopiers to company cars.

Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. We recommend that this course is renewed every three years.

Course duration
6 hours


  • Introduction – An overview of the course and discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge.
  • What is PUWER? – Aims of the legislation.
  • What is covered by PUWER and to whom does it apply? – Explains the equipment that is and is not covered by the regulations and the persons to whom the legislation applies.
  • Employer’s Responsibilities – What employers need to do to ensure they are complying with the regulations.
  • Safe use of Specific Machinery – An in depth safety briefing on specific machinery. We will adapt the course to suit the machinery that you have in your company e.g. spindle moulders, circular saws, hand-fed planers, band saws.
  • Video ‘Health and Safety in the Woodworking Industry’ – Reiterates and strengthens the points made in the first part of the course.
  • Summary – A brief overview of important points to remember.
  • Questions and Answers – Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus a course  questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.

Our Services

MBO Safety Services Limited provides a range of services tailored to suit your business’s individual requirements. From personal consulting, to providing training courses, and bespoke policies and procedures, MBO Safety Services Limited invests the time to understand your business.

Tailored To You

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on quality, our consultants will work alongside you to create tailored policies and procedures which integrate seamlessly into your business.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.

Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Tailored to You

MBO Safety Services Limited aims to tailor its services to meet individual business requirements. Our consultants will work within your business to fully understand your needs before developing bespoke policies and procedures that integrate seamlessly with your existing management systems.

Personal Touch

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on providing a personal service to all our customers. We offer common sense advice that suits your business.

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  • Expert Legal Advice and Guidance
  • Full Health and Safety Audit including Policies and Procedures
  • Safety Inspection and Reports
  • Development of Health and Safety Documentation
  • Site Inspections
  • Competent Persons Contract Agreements
  • Development of Risk Assessments
  • Development of Training Records and Departmental Matrices
  • Accident Investigation
  • Control of Contractors including Pre Assessment Questionnaires
  • Help and Guidance with Certification to Safe Contractor and CHAS
  • Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans