This website will help you manage typical engineering industry risk. The engineering industry guidance is currently under review and new and revised content will be published here over the coming months.
Health and safety basics for your business
This site is for employers and those who want some basic information on what they must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.
Further information on engineering machinery, vehicles, slips & trips, electricity and manual handling.
Further information on metalworking fluids, welding, noise and cleaning & degreasing.
Frequently asked questions
- What are the health risks associated with metalworking fluids and what can I do to reduce the risks?
- Can I use compressed air to remove swarf and blow down machined components and engineering machinery?
- Health and Safety in Engineering Workshops (HSG 129)
- Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock
Noise in engineering
Guidance and advice on the risks of exposure to noise, specific to engineering industries, and possible solutions to some common noise problems in engineering.