Operator Information and Training
Custom designed integrated training solution to help operators safely use UV light equipment for their particular application and gain their confidence and acceptance. It will also help employers meet their obligations for the safe use of UV light in the workplace under the New Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010.
The Regulations define the following:
- Statutory UV light exposure limit values (ELVs)
- Minimum health & safety requirements for protection of workers from risks arising or likey to arise fromartificial UV light exposure
- Employers must determine personal UV light exposure levels and compare with the exposure limit values as a means of assessing risk and necessary controls
- Workers must not be exposed above the exposure limit values and should be provided with specific information, instruction and training
- What is UV light?
- Potential adverse health effects from UV light exposure including heightened individual and collective susceptibility.
- Entitlement to appropriate health surveillance where necessary.
- How to detect adverse health effects, reporting and entitlement to medical examination.
- UV light exposure limit values (ELVs) and HPA recommendations.
- Comparison of ELVs with natural sunlight exposure to provide a perspective.
- Control measures and safe working practices to minimise risk.
- Associated health and safety hazards and control measures.
- Assembly and operation of specific UV light equipment.
- General maintenance, replacement of user serviceable parts and trouble shooting.
- UV light irradiance measurements for process control.
Usually conducted on your site and tailored to your specific requirements. Includes course notes and attendance certificate.
Aimed at operators of UV light equipment, supervisors, managers and persons who could be exposed to artificial UV light in the workplace.
Call 0121 423 2000