Motor vehicle repair (MVR) industry


There have been over 7000 injuries and 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.

Introduction to MVR

Health and safety made simple

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.

The basics for your business

Mechanical repair

Mechanic working under car in garage

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

Mechanical repair


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