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The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

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Regulation 10

SCHEDULE 1INSTRUMENTS WHICH GIVE EFFECT TO COMMUNITY DIRECTIVES CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF PRODUCTS

(1)(2)
TitleReference
The Construction Plant and Equipment (Harmonisation of Noise Emission Standards) Regulations 1985S.I. 1985/1968, amended by S.I. 1989/1127
The Construction Plant and Equipment (Harmonisation of Noise Emission Standards) Regulations 1988S.I. 1988/361, amended by S.I. 1992/488, 1995/2357
The Electro-medical Equipment (EEC Requirements) Regulations 1988S.I. 1988/1586, amended by S.I. 1994/3017
The Low Voltage Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1989S.I. 1989/728, amended by S.I. 1994/3260
The Construction Products Regulations 1991S.I. 1991/1620, amended by S.I. 1994/3051
The Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 1991S.I. 1991/2749, amended by S.I. 1994/3098
The Lawnmowers (Harmonisation of Noise Emission Standards) Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/168
The Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/711
The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/2372, amended by S.I. 1994/3080
The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/3073, amended by S.I. 1994/2063
The Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/3139, amended by S.I. 1993/3074, 1994/2326, 1996/3039
The Active Implantable Medical Devices Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/3146, amended by S.I. 1995/1671
The Medical Devices Regulations 1994S.I. 1994/3017
The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994S.I. 1994/3260
The Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995S.I. 1995/1629
The Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 1996S.I. 1996/192
The Lifts Regulations 1997S.I. 1997/831

Regulation 31

SCHEDULE 2POWER PRESSES TO WHICH REGULATIONS 32 TO 35 DO NOT APPLY

1.  A power press for the working of hot metal.

2.  A power press not capable of a stroke greater than 6 millimetres.

3.  A guillotine.

4.  A combination punching and shearing machine, turret punch press or similar machine for punching, shearing or cropping.

5.  A machine, other than a press brake, for bending steel sections.

6.  A straightening machine.

7.  An upsetting machine.

8.  A heading machine.

9.  A riveting machine.

10.  An eyeletting machine.

11.  A press-stud attaching machine.

12.  A zip fastener bottom stop attaching machine.

13.  A stapling machine.

14.  A wire stitching machine.

15.  A power press for the compacting of metal powders.

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.

Regulation 39

SCHEDULE 4REVOCATION OF INSTRUMENTS

(1)(2)(3)
TitleReferenceExtent of revocation
The Operations at Unfenced Machinery (Amended Schedule) Regulations 1946S.R. & O. 1946/156The whole Regulations
The Agriculture (Circular Saws) Regulations 1959S.I. 1959/427The whole Regulations
The Prescribed Dangerous Machines 1964S.I. 1964/971The whole order
The Power Presses Regulations 1965S.I. 1965/1441The whole Regulations
The Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1970S.I. 1970/535The whole Regulations
The Power Presses (Amendment) Regulations 1972S.I. 1972/1512The whole Regulations
The Woodworking Machines Regulations 1974S.I. 1974/903The whole Regulations
The Operations at Unfenced Machinery (Amendment) Regulations 1976S.I. 1976/955The whole Regulations
The Factories (Standards of Lighting) (Revocation) Regulations 1978S.I. 1978/1126The whole Regulations
The Offshore Installations (Application of Statutory Instruments) Regulations 1984S.I. 1984/419The whole Regulations
The Offshore Installations (Operational Safety, Health and Welfare and Life-Saving Appliances) (Revocations) Regulations 1989S.I. 1989/1672The whole Regulations
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992S.I. 1992/2932The whole Regulations
The Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996S.I. 1996/1592Regulation 27

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