ERD Engineering Inspections

The Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998


Work equipment – any machine, appliance, apparatus, tool or installation for use at work.


The act which determines if the work equipment can be operated safely, and detect any deterioration that may become a danger.


The frequency and the type of inspections required will depend on the installation and how likely the machinery and associated safety devices are to deteriorate and give rise to a significant risk to the operators or other workers but are not specified within the regulations.