Introduction to Machinery Safety

Training Course

Training Course

This course introduces the regulatory requirements and the supporting standards associated with the safety-related design of machinery. The course introduce the certification requirements and the design requirements, which have a significant influence on the design and therefore cost of machinery. The two-day course covers the same subject matter as the one-day course but the inclusion of exercises and activities produces a much better understanding and retention of knowledge.

TÜV SÜD additionally offers the opportunity to deliver this training as a dedicated in-house course, delivered solely to your organisation to meet your needs and requirements. To receive a quote and find out more information, please contact us at [email protected]

Course Benefits

This course is delivered by one of TÜV SÜD's leading industry experts who have leading knowledge from their decades of experience. TÜV SÜD’s small class sizes enhance the trainer-delegate relationship to ensure our delegates leave with confidence in the knowledge they have acquired throughout the training course and includes a globally recognised TÜV SÜD certificate upon completion. All of our physical classrooms come with refreshments and lunch as standard.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Anyone who controls, designs or influences the safety-related design of machinery or other products that fall within the scope of the machinery regulations.
  • Delegates with an engineering background.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the regulatory requirements associated with the safety-related design of machinery, i.e. CE/UKCA-marking and PUWER
  • To understand how standards are associated with the regulatory requirements.
  • To understand the basic principles of machinery safety.

Course Agenda

  • CE/UKCA-marking general principles.
  • CE/UKCA-marking requirements specifically for machinery.
  • Differences between CE and UKCA-marking
  • Introduction to PUWER.
  • Requirements, verficiation and validation with respect to safety-related design of machinery
  • Introduction to standard safety-related design solutions
  • Introduction to Safety of Machinery standards and other guidance.


Upon completion, you will receive your globally recognised TÜV SÜD certificate on Introduction to Machinery Safety

Learning Assessments

  • Presentation of learning material in the form of slides and notes
  • Exercises/activities
  • Individual exercises to help with the learning outcomes, over and above just listening to the trainer.


If you are unable to purchase online please contact our team today at [email protected]

Course Leader

Richard Brooks, Technical Trainer, and Technical Advisor. Working as a Technical Trainer and Technical Advisor for 2 years and previously, Technical Sales. Previously, a consultant advising on machinery safety and CE-marking for over 10 years and also 5 years working for the Health and Safety Laboratory.

Engineering degree qualified, 11 years as a machine designer, 11 years delivering technical consultancy on machinery safety, 5 years working at the Health and Safety Laboratory (part of the HSE). Now concentrating on delivering and developing training on the subject of machinery safety. Currently delivering training for a very broad range of attendees, in open courses and in courses for single companies, ranging from a few attendees to more than 50 in multiple sessions.


Payment options depend on delivery method of the course:

  • E-learning courses - select credit card payment on checkout.
  • Instructor-led/public courses - currently payable by invoice only.

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