General Machinery Regulations 2(1)

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General Machinery Regulations 2(1)

General Machinery Regulations

Purpose of the course:  The purpose of this course is to give a full understanding of the GMR 2(1) section.

Course outcomes:  
Public or criminal liabilities
A competent GMR2(1)’s
Reasons for the appointment
The appointment and requirements
Levels of competent
Manufacture Design
Agreements and the law
Construction regulations
Practical implications
Risk Assessment and Audits
Legislative requirements
Do you need a re-assessment?
Requirements for hazard identification and risk assessment
Safe Operating Procedures
Relevant machinery
Permit systems
Evaluate processes or activities
Develop permit systems
Lock-out procedures
Develop, train and enforcement
People involved
Installations, maintenance, modifications, and repairs
The machinery category
Duties and responsibilities
Determine and calculate the suggested process

Training Highlights:

  • Keeping Up with Technological Advances: The world of equipment maintenance constantly evolves, with new technologies and innovations introduced regularly.
  • Ensuring Safety Standards: Prioritizing safety for both personnel and equipment is crucial in any industry
  • Improving Efficiency and Productivity: Well-trained employees can maintain and use machinery efficiently, minimizing downtime and costly repairs

Why is General Machinery training Important:

  • Safety: Proper training ensures that workers operate machinery safely, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.
  • Efficiency: Well-trained employees can maintain and use machinery effectively, minimizing downtime and costly repairs.
  • Longevity: Improved user operation helps machines perform better and last longer.

Not receiving general machinery training can lead to several negative consequences:

  • Safety Risks: Without proper training, workers may operate machinery incorrectly, leading to accidents, injuries, or even fatalities.
  • Equipment Damage: Lack of knowledge about maintenance and operation can result in machinery breakdowns, costly repairs, and reduced equipment lifespan.
  • Reduced Efficiency: Untrained personnel may struggle with machinery, leading to inefficiencies, production delays, and increased downtime.
  • Non-Compliance: Failure to provide training violates safety regulations and industry standards, potentially resulting in legal penalties or fines.

Target group:  
Designated persons assigned in terms of General Machinery Regulations section 2.

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
This course is not unit-standard aligned.