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Plastics Processing Risk Assessment

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COST:
€795(10% discount for Plastic Ireland members)
Inclusive of course manual, lunch and refreshments.

COURSE CONTENT:
Day 1 – Health and Safety Legislation & Regulation
– Duties of Employers & Employees
– Non-compliance penalties
– Safety inspector powers
Plastics Processing Technology
– Potential plastics processing hazards, inc: injection moulding, extrusion, blow moulding, vacuum forming, also, ancillary equipment, lifting tackle,
tool & material storage.
– Identify potential work shop hazards, inc: noise, electricity, fire, hot surfaces, fumes, dust and glass fibres (hazardous substances).
Introduction to Risk Assessment
– Explanation of principles, terminology & statutory duties
– Definition of hazard and risk
– Accident reporting
– Lifting equipment inspection and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
– Documentation

Day 2 – Risk Assessment
– Task analysis & assessing current control measures
– Hazard identification and risk banding
– Defining a safe method of work
– Drafting an action plan
– System monitoring
Compile a risk assessment / audit system
Practicals include: Use of PPE, undertake a risk assessment of a mould shop, accident reporting, machine safety guard inspection, granulator inspection and drafting an action plan.

VENUE
7  Centre  Court, Blyry Business and Commercial Park, Athlone.

Safety Shoes – Required on this course

DURATION
Course begins at 9.15 am and ends at 5.00 pm

The successful completion of this programme by the learner does not lead to an award, but a certificate of attendance is issued to each participant.

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