Power Press Regulations

Power Press Safety Training.


Power presses are among the most dangerous machines used in industry. Amputation or serious injury usually results from accidents caused by trapping between the tools of a power press. The varied work demands on power presses and the wear to which the guarding and actuating mechanisms are subjected means that the integrity of these are constantly under threat.

It is a statutory requirement that power presses are examined and tested by a competent person at prescribed intervals. Machine users also have a legal duty to carry out an inspection and test of the press mechanism and safety devices each time the press is used to ensure that it is safe to use.


The course aims to provide delegates with suitable and sufficient information to enable them comply fully with the requirements of relevant sections of P.U.W.E.R.1998 and other relevant legislation.

Who should attend:

Toolmakers, toolsetters, maintenance personnel, operator/setters, others who are responsible for the management/supervision of press operations.

Course duration : 1 day.

Course content:

  • Accident causes/prevention.
  • Legislative requirements
  • Power press mechanisms.
  • Press safety devices/ guards.
  • Inspection requirements.
  • Tool design.
  • Work of tool setter,
  • Summary.
  • Assessment  written test.


Candidates will be issued with a BLE certificate upon successful completion of written test and training course.

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British Safety Council

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