PUWER Assessments

We have provided expert support for PUWER Assessments throughout the UK.

K College
Chemring Group
Cleveland Potash
R&R Ice Cream
H&S Aviation
Noble Foods
Celtic Technologies

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A quick summary of why you should talk to MESH

Do you have work equipment concerns that you feel are not being properly addressed through your risk assessments? Finding it difficult to understand PUWER and what you should do in order to make your business compliant ? What if you could find exceptional expertise and experience to take on your problems and identify cost effective solutions for your business.

Its a fact that all businesses will use work equipment of some type and as such will need to comply with PUWER to some extent.  Unfortunately, most businesses fail to understand what the regulations require and could therefore be at risk from the HSE or from spending un-necessary resources on fixes that may not be needed. Give your business a competitive edge by being one step ahead and help keep your stress levels in check.

I found MESH Consultants professional in manner and conduct; their consultant was quick and efficient and gave clear knowledgeable advice.

Orlagh Costello, Senior Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Chemring Countermeasures Ltd

At MESH we believe you should expect exceptional expertise at a sensible price.  You get from us a  team of experts that has been there and done it in a wide variety of processes involving machinery risks. Some so called specialists leave businesses needing to spend large amounts of money to correct non-compliance issues; our advice often saves un-necessary spending.

We guarantee to provide exceptional expertise and at MESH we also guarantee you won`t get ripped off as our pricing is fair and we always stick by the price quoted. .  For evidence of PUWER assessments work we've done for businesses similar to yours please see what our customers have to say and  some of our case studies.  We would also welcome you to read some of our blogs about PUWER.


We work for clients throughout the UK and you can contact us via the office most local to you

About PUWER Assessments

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When selecting work equipment, you as the employer are required to consider the suitability of the equipment and working conditions it will be used in, as part of your risk assessment. You need to identify what risks exist in your premises in which the equipment is to be used, and what additional risks are posed by the use of the equipment by your staff. Further to this you need to have considered:

  • maintenance and inspection requirements;
  • competence and training of employees;
  • controls and emergency stops;
  • isolation from energy sources;
  • preventing contact with dangerous parts of machinery:
  • noise and vibration hazards.

Lifting equipment covered by the LOLER regulations for examination and testing is still work equipment and must be assessed for suitability and the way the equipment performs through a PUWER assessment.

Our satisfaction guarantee

MESH clients are happy clients and provide testimonials to back this up. We provide highly professional PUWER assessment services that guarantee you will if following our guidance; provide a workplace safe from work equipment risks. This will mean you will never have to worry about a visit from the HSE. Our guarantee is that, in the unlikely event of any negative contact from the HSE, we will be available (free) to support you in your response. All we ask is that you have followed and implemented the PUWER recommendations that we make as part of our work for you



Your Options

MESH can offer a range of PUWER risk assessment options to organisations throughout the UK:

1. We undertake a full PUWER survey and produce the relevant PUWER compliant risk assessments to cover your operations.

2. We undertake a full PUWER survey and identify what PUWER risk assessments you would need to produce and we supply the assessment format.

3. We can train persons within your organisation to undertake PUWER risk assessments.

What we provide is legislative PUWER compliance, which, when adhered to, will keep the HSE from your door.



Costs of PUWER risk assessments vary depending on the type and size of organisations, the complexity and amount of work equipment to be assessed, and the type of PUWER assistance you require. 

As a guideline, fees for work recently undertaken have ranged from as little as £975 to £10,000 to develop the required level of compliance for individual organisations needs.  Typically in 2015-16 prices for a one site survey have ranged between £975 to £5,500 + VAT; 55% being below £3,000.

Our fees may not be the cheapest, and we would expect you to shop around for quotations, but you can be assured that our consultants are highly qualified and experienced and will ensure your compliance with the PUWER regulations.


Where we work

MESH carry out PUWER Risk Assessments for companies in a diverse range of industries throughout the UK.

Our Head Office is in Kent, with regional offices located in London, The Home Counties, The Midlands, and The North East.


Where we work

We work throughout the UK and Europe for companies in a diverse range of industries

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  • 2k
  • ADM Computing
  • ARA
  • ASDA
  • ASK
  • Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Aeropak
  • Amphenol
  • Ascent Media
  • BT Cables
  • Bactec
  • Berry Gardens
  • Biffa
  • British Transport Police
  • Burns Stewart
  • CCL Labels
  • CLP Envirogas
  • CScope
  • Cabot
  • Calsonic
  • Carefusion
  • Celtic Technologies
  • Charities Aid Foundation
  • Chemring Group
  • Chromalloy
  • Cleveland Potash
  • Colombier
  • Comma Oil
  • Crisplant
  • Crow TV
  • Crownlea
  • Cypress
  • DS Smiths Paper
  • Delcam
  • Doosan
  • Dovetail
  • Dowding & Mills
  • Dragon LNG
  • Driscolls
  • EJ Group
  • East Malling Research
  • Enesco
  • Esca
  • FM Coatings
  • Fairline
  • Fibreweb
  • Finsbury Food Group
  • Fourayres
  • GE Healthcare
  • Gardner
  • Givaudan
  • Graphic Packaging
  • Greenair
  • Groundsure
  • H&S Aviation
  • HESS
  • HV Wooding
  • Heatherwick Studio
  • Humber Bridge Board
  • IKO
  • Inditex
  • Intersnack
  • James Glancy Design
  • K College
  • KAB
  • Kelloggs
  • Kent County Council
  • Kinneir Dufort
  • Marley Eternit
  • Medash
  • Medway Council
  • Meggitt
  • Meiosis
  • Mitsui
  • Modem Media
  • Molycorp
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Nestledown Beds
  • Nevilles
  • Noble Foods
  • Norse
  • North Lanakshire Council
  • OSIL
  • Oil and Gas UK
  • Ormiston Bushfield Academy
  • P&O Ferries
  • PHC Occupational Health
  • Pall
  • Port of Tyne
  • Propak Foods
  • QTS Analytical
  • R&R Ice Cream
  • Ravensbourne College
  • SIMS Claims Services
  • SIRS Navigation
  • Saga
  • Service GFX
  • Sign 2000
  • South African Airways
  • Sterling
  • Stevens & Carlotti
  • Stirling Lloyd
  • Sulzer
  • Tecan
  • Techniglass
  • Thales
  • The Discovery Channel
  • The Football Pools
  • The Royal British Legion
  • The Welsh Assembly
  • UCM Magnesia
  • Unipart Eberspachers
  • ValeFresh
  • Vantia
  • Victoria Foods
  • Voith Turbo
  • Walkers
  • Warburtons
  • Wonga
  • Woollens
  • Youngman
  • mreal
  • xstrata

See how we have helped our clients, or see out what they have to say about our services.

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