HSE to amend the Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP) on the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

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The Consultative Document sets out proposals from HSE to amend the approved codes of practice (ACOP) on the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) (L22); Safe Use of Power Presses (L112) and Safe Use of Woodworking Equipment (L114).

This is a light-touch review of the PUWER ACOPs with the aim of removing time-limited material and, where appropriate, simplifying the text hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l22.htm