ERS staff are experienced in training needs analysis and the development of mechanical and electrical training courses bespoke to suit your company needs. Courses are developed to assist employers comply with their duties under the relevant Acts and Regulations, in particular the duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 with regards training*.
During the design process we will arrange to undertake a site visit to further discuss your needs and review onsite facilities.
ERS are involved at national level with the Health and Safety Executive, Gas Safe Register and OFTEC in developing and operating competence-based schemes for industry and are a Recogniser of Training in accordance with the IGEM/IG/1 Standards of training in gas work. In addition to training, courses will include practical and theory examination. Successful engineers will be issued with an ERS Certificate.
Courses are competence-based, examples of Bespoke courses ERS have developed are:
- Industrial gas fired process plant for maintenance engineers
- Fire simulation plant for maintenance engineers
- Electrical compliance for engineers and equipment operators
- Liquid Fuel and Vapour (LPG) training
For more information or to discuss your requirements please call our office on 01553 771147 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Health & Safety at Work Act (HASW)
Regulation 2 – General duties of employers to their employees
(1) It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding subsection, the matters to which that duty extends include in particular—
(a) the provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work that are, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risks to health;
(b) arrangements for ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances;(c) the provision of such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees;
Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR)
Regulation 12 – Means for cutting off the supply and for isolation – This section deals with the legal requirement to provided electrical isolation of the supply to the property and individual pieces of equipment.
Regulation 13 – Precautions for work on equipment made dead – Safe ways of working need to be undertaken. One way of complying with this section is by shutting off a circuit breaker and then locking the breaker in the closed position with a locking device/padlock.
Employers must give workers clear instructions and information, as well as adequate training.