Leaflets and guidance



COSHH essentials in foundries, including silica


Links to other organisations

  • Cast Metals Federation
    CMF supports and represents the UK cast metals industry. It also influences discussions with government bodies and negotiates on UK and European legislation.
  • Safety and Health in Foundries Targets initiative (SHIFT)
    The Safety & Health in Foundries Targets initiative (SHIFT) is an initiative designed by the Foundry Industry to help companies control the risks to the health and safety of their employees. The initiative has the objective of reducing accidents by up to 30% over five years and so reducing the pain and suffering of individuals and the cost to industry.
  • Castings Technology International
    Cti is a research and technology, Member-based organisation with unrivalled capabilities in casting design, materials development and selection, specifications, manufacturing technologies, quality control, testing and performance.
  • Institute of Cast Metal Engineers
    The aim of the institute is to bring together people from all sectors and levels, to offer help and advice, technical support and professional development opportunities, helping our members make the most of their careers in the castings industry.

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Updated 2022-08-19