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BSI Publishes New Guide to Machinery Safety

The Brit­ish Stand­ards Insti­tute (BSI) recently pub­lished a new guide to machinery safety entitled: “BIP 2184:2009 — Risk Man­age­ment of Machinery and Work Equip­ment”.
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This guide, writ­ten by John Glover, a highly exper­i­enced and well respec­ted con­sult­ant in this area, cov­ers the applic­a­tion of the Machinery Dir­ect­ive and the Pro­vi­sion of Use of Work Equip­ment Reg­u­la­tions (PUWER). Aimed at machinery users, buy­ers, spe­cifiers, con­sult­ants, man­agers and engin­eers, this book provides insight and dir­ec­tion in the applic­a­tion of these import­ant require­ments.

The guide will help you to under­stand how your respons­ib­il­it­ies have changed and will help you to meet the leg­al require­ments of the new Machinery Dir­ect­ive.

The guide also provides inform­a­tion on the applic­a­tion of risk man­age­ment tech­niques in the work­place.

If your organ­iz­a­tion is UK-based or exports into the UK mar­ket, this is a must-have guide to the cur­rent reg­u­la­tions.

Contents of Risk Management of Machinery and Work Equipment include:

  • Cor­por­ate risk man­age­ment
  • Risk man­ager vs insur­ance man­ager
  • Health and safety and the law
  • The Sup­ply of Machinery (Safety) Reg­u­la­tions 2008
  • The Pro­vi­sion and Use of Work Equip­ment Reg­u­la­tions 1998
  • The use of har­mon­ized stand­ards
  • ISO 13849 – 1, Safety of machinery. Safety-related parts of con­trol sys­tems. Gen­er­al prin­ciples for design
  • High-risk envir­on­ments
  • Why sys­tems fail
  • The costs of non-com­pli­ance
  • Bib­li­o­graphy
  • Index of ques­tions by top­ic

Get more inform­a­tion or pur­chase a copy in the BSI Shop.
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