PUWER Regulations

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998 place duties on people and companies who own or have the control of work equipment and also places responsibility on businesses and organisations whose employees use this equipment, whether owned by them or not.

Although not a legal requirement, it is advised that the following equipment should be inspected under the PUWER regulations as well as other equipment in your care setting.

  • Pressure Area Care - Dynamic Mattresses
  • Medical/Hospital Beds
  • Wheelchairs
  • Recliner Chairs