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Safety topics in the engineering industry

Engineering machinery

There are many thousands of accidents and cases of ill health every year in engineering workshops. More than half of all such accidents reported to HSE involve lifting and moving goods or slips, trips and falls. Between 10 -15% of accidents involve the use of machinery. HSE has produced guidance on how to prevent or manage many of the risks.

Turning

Pressing

Grinding

Sawing

Bending

Boring

Combination metalworking machines

Vehicles

Slips and trips

Electricity

Manual handling

2015-07-29