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Trained Operators Are Valuable Assets, Not Just a H & S Compliance

29 October 2013

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CDEnviro Service Manager Ryan Barker explores the advantages of ensuring plant operators and site engineers receive regular and adequate training… 

We are all aware of the tight legislative requirements when it comes to onsite safety and the operation of machinery.  There is a legal onus on companies to provide adequate frameworks of training to ensure that everyone working is competent for the work they carry out on a daily basis as laid out in The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Part 2 Regulation 9 (1).  But what about the other affects that the provision of adequate training can have on both general site operations and your business as a whole? 

Very often employers don’t recognise the added value of trained operators over and above legal requirements.  The primary focus for a company is obviously to provide a safe working environment for employees but other benefits exist and are often undervalued.     

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