Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Managing Machinery Risk

Managing Machinery Risk

Know the range and scale of risks associated with machinery, and how to minimise them


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Who’s this course for?
Advanced: Analyse, Create and Evaluate ​

This course is a must for any business where plant and machinery is in operation, and anyone wanting to understand how to comply with WorkSafe NZ’s Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction Programme.

What you’ll learn:

Reducing machinery-related injuries is a high priority for businesses and regulators. WorkSafe NZ’s ‘Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction Programme’ has been established to help actively manage the hazards associated with machinery operation and maintenance. This course uses this framework to guide you in how to understand and effectively manage the risks when purchasing, installing, operating, maintaining, cleaning and repairing machinery.

After, you’ll be able to…
  • Get your workers, representatives and other stakeholders engaged in machinery risk assessments
  • Identify and explain the various types of machinery risks
  • Understand common safe systems of work with machinery
  • Explain the importance of locking out plant and equipment
  • Understand contractor management risks and the need to consult, co-ordinate and co-operate with other organisations with operational machinery risks
NZQA Unit Standard (optional)

18410, Version 5, Level 4: Credits 4.
Manage Hazard identification and control on plant and machinery.

Learners c
an expect to do an additional 26 hours of self-directed learning to complete this unit standard.

Note: This is not an NZQA approved course, however learners that achieve the unit standard attached to this course will have this added to their NZ Record of Achievement from NZQA.​​​​​​

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