Specific guidance is available for the following:
- Roof truss manufacture
These pages describe the key risk factors involved in the manufacture of roof trusses and how to control these risks.
- The wood recycling industry
The Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) has calculated that almost 2.8 million tonnes (60%) of the UK’s waste wood is getting recycled. This figure, along with the number of companies involved, is expected to rise.
- Health and safety in sawmills
Sawmilling is a dangerous industry which has the potential for causing fatalities and major injuries. Find out more on how to control the health and safety risks.
- Industrial timber treatment plants
Guidance for timber treatment plant operators on how to comply with legal requirements for the industrial treatment of timber.
- Occupational health in furniture manufacturing
The management of health issues in the furniture industry needs improving. Find out more about HSE’s pilot project to achieve this.
Manual handling in the mattress industry
HSE has worked with bed manufacturers to reduce the high number of manual handling injuries in the industry. Find out how.