Work Equipment: Users & Supervision

Users & Supervision


Users

As regards users (whether employees or others) of any work equipment (including equipment that is likely to involve a specific risk to health or safety), the employer must ensure that all users:

  • have available to them adequate health and safety information and, where appropriate, written instructions regarding the use of the work equipment;
  • have received adequate health and safety training for the job, including training in methods for using the equipment, risks which such use may entail and precautions to be taken.

Supervisors & Managers of Equipment Use

As regards any employee who supervises or manages the use of work equipment (including equipment that is likely to involve a specific risk to health or safety), the employer must ensure that any such supervisor or manager:

  • has available to him or her adequate health and safety information and, where appropriate, written instruction regarding the use of the work equipment;
  • has received adequate health and safety training for the job, including training in methods for using the equipment, risks which such use may entail and precautions to be taken.
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