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The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

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Regulation 34(1)(b)

SCHEDULE 3INFORMATION TO BE CONTAINED IN A REPORT OF A THOROUGH EXAMINATION OF A POWER PRESS, GUARD OR PROTECTION DEVICE

1.  The name of the employer for whom the thorough examination was made.

2.  The address of the premises at which the thorough examination was made.

3.  In relation to each item examined—

(a)that it is a power press, interlocking guard, fixed guard or other type of guard or protection device;

(b)where known its make, type and year of manufacture;

(c)the identifying mark of—

(i)the manufacture,

(ii)the employer.

4.  In relation to the first thorough examination of a power press after installation or after assembly at a new site or in a new location—

(a)that it is such thorough examination;

(b)either that it has been installed correctly and would be safe to operate or the respects in which it has not been installed correctly or would not be safe to operate;

(c)identification of any part found to have a defect, and a description of the defect.

5.  In relation to a thorough examination of a power press other than one to which paragraph 4 relates—

(a)that it is such other thorough examination;

(b)either that the power press would be safe to operate or the respects in which it would not be safe to operate;

(c)identification of any part found to have a defect which is or could become a danger to persons, and a description of the defect.

6.  In relation to a thorough examination of a guard or protection device—

(a)either that it is effective for its purpose or the respects in which it is not effective for its purpose;

(b)identification of any part found to have a defect which is or could become a danger to persons, and a description of the defect.

7.  Any repair, renewal or alteration required to remedy a defect found to be a danger to persons.

8.  In the case of a defect which is not yet but could become a danger to persons—

(a)the time by which it could become such danger;

(b)any repair, renewal or alteration required to remedy it.

9.  Any other defect which requires remedy.

10.  Any repair, renewal or alteration referred to in paragraph 7 which has already been effected.

11.  The date on which any defect referred to in paragraph 8 was notified to the employer under regulation 34(1)(a).

12.  The qualification and address of the person making the report; that he is self-employed or if employed, the name and address of his employer.

13.  The date of the thorough examination.

14.  The date of the report.

15.  The name of the person making the report and where different the name of the person signing or otherwise authenticating it.

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