Regulatory Training: General Machinery Regulations 2(1)

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Course outcomes: 

  • Firstly, we will discuss the Law. General Machinery Regulations Training
  • Next, we will delve into Legislation.
  • Then, we will cover Public or criminal liabilities.
  • Following that, we will focus on a competent GMR2(1)’s role.
  • Subsequently, we will explore the Reasons for the appointment.
  • Afterwards, we will discuss Assistance.
  • Next, we will understand The appointment and requirements.
  • Then, we will learn about Levels of competence.
  • On the next day, we will discuss Manufacture Design.
  • Subsequently, we will go over Duties.
  • After that, we will learn about Agreements and the law.
  • Towards the end, we will study Construction regulations.
  • Finally, we will understand the Practical implications.
  • On the following day, we will start with Risk Assessment and Audits.
  • Next, we will cover Legislative requirements.
  • Then, we will discuss if you need a re-assessment.
  • Following that, we will focus on Requirements for hazard identification and risk assessment.
  • Subsequently, we will explore Methodology.
  • Afterwards, we will discuss Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Next, we will understand Relevant machinery.
  • Then, we will learn about Permit systems.
  • On the next day, we will Evaluate processes or activities.
  • Subsequently, we will Develop permit systems.
  • After that, we will learn about Lock-out procedures.
  • Towards the end, we will Develop, train and enforce procedures.
  • Finally, we will understand the People involved.
  • On the final day, we will start with Installations, maintenance, modifications, and repairs.
  • Next, we will cover The machinery category.
  • Then, we will discuss Duties and responsibilities.
  • Finally, we will Determine and calculate the suggested process. This will conclude our training on General Machinery Regulations.

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

Training in General Machinery Regulations is important for several reasons:

  1. Safety: The primary goal of this training is to ensure the safety of all employees who work with or around machinery. It provides knowledge on how to operate machinery safely and avoid accidents.
  2. Regulatory Compliance: General Machinery Regulations are often part of national or regional laws. Training ensures that both the organization and its employees comply with these legal requirements, avoiding potential fines or legal action.
  3. Efficiency: Understanding how to use machinery correctly can improve efficiency and productivity. It can also help to prevent costly damage to the machinery itself.
  4. Maintenance: The training often includes information on how to maintain machinery, which can extend its lifespan and prevent breakdowns.
  5. Risk Management: By understanding the regulations, employees and organizations can better assess and manage the risks associated with machinery use.

In summary, training in General Machinery Regulations is a crucial aspect of workplace safety, legal compliance, and operational efficiency. It’s not just about following the rules, but about creating a safer, more efficient, and more productive working environment.

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.