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Health and safety in the motor vehicle repair (MVR) industry

Mechanics working in garage

There have been overĀ 7000 injuries andĀ 33 deaths in the motor vehicle repair (MVR) industry over the last 5 years.

Following the information on this site should help you reduce the likelihood of accidents or ill health.

Health and safety and motor vehicle repair

Mechanical repair

Mechanic working under car in garage

Includes tyre and exhaust fitting, servicing and MOT's.

Mechanical repair

Bodyshops

Bodyshop technician using spray gun on car door

Includes SMART spraying.

About bodyshops

Roadside repair

Woman peforming roadside repair with warning triangle placement

Includes recovery and windscreen repairs.

About roadside repair

Common MVR topics

Includes issues that can apply across MVR sectors as well as concerns that have been raised - some of which turn out to be unfounded.

Common topics

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Updated2013-02-25