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Injection Moulding: Working Safely: 1 Day Course

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 Injection Moulding: Working Safely:  1 day  on-site course.

 Who is the course for?

This 1-day course is for anyone working on or around Injection Moulding equipment and its ancillaries, e.g...
 
o    SettersDownload Course Details in pdf format (4pages)
o    Operators
o    Technicians
o    Material Handlers
o    Maintenance Engineers
o    Electrical Engineers
o    Safety Officers
 
It can also contribute toward NVQ Qualifications.
  
Objectives of this course are to
o    Create a Sensible approach to safety
o    Ensure you know your responsibilities
o    Identify potential & existing hazards
o    Know what to do when hazards are identified
o    Be safe when working around moulding machines
o    Ensure the safety of others
o    Prevent accidents through awareness of hazards
 
Content
Introduction
  • Health & Safety Statutes
  • Responsibilities of the employer & employee
  • Codes of Practice for Injection Moulding
  • General Workshop awareness
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
The injection Moulding Process
o    The moulding Cycle, Machine functions
o    Potential Hazards
 
The Moulding machine: Hazard areas
o    Injection Units
o    Clamping Units
o    Trapping points
o    Guarding Interlocks
o    Checking Safety systems
 
Processing: Hazard Areas
o    Burn Hazards
o    Handling Purged material
o    Good Practice
o     Using the correct PPE
 
Plastics Materials
o    Polymer types: adhesive & non adhesive
o    Polymer stability: which are more hazardous
o    Polymers & Hot runner systems
 
 
Note: Trainees will have practical demonstrations prior to, and during, their own practical supervised sessions where they will use up to date moulding machines  Injection Moulds
o    Ejection systems
o    Mould types; how they work & their hazards
o    Core movement systems
o    Precautions when working on the mould
o    Hot runner hazards
o    Electrical, Water, oil & air connections
o    Care when removing products
 
Identifying Hazardous Situations
o    What to look for
o    Securing the area
o    Planning your actions
o    Minimising risk
 
NVQ
Several segments of the course content can contribute to a candidates NVQ portfolio.
o    Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) “witness statement” for inclusion in their training portfolio,
o    Accreditation of Prior Achievement (APA) if they carry out a part of a section correctly to a prescribed NVQ segment method.
Candidates working toward NVQ should advise us prior to attending the course to allow us to assist them secure their NVQ qualification
 
Course Certificate
A course certificate is provided for the successful completion of the course.
 
Note: Trainees will have practical demonstrations prior to, and during, their own practical supervised sessions where they will use up to date moulding machines  Injection Moulds
 
 
Locations: Telford, Leamington Spa or on-site
Course Fee: £225.00 + VAT per person and includes course notes, lunch and refreshments.
 
Course Tutor   David Jeavons    
 

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