Machinery And Equipment Safety - An Introduction

  • Machinery and Equipment Safety - An Introduction (PDF 628kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA1100/01/05.07
    Industry: Construction, Farming, Food Manufacturing, Forestry, Foundries, Major Hazard Facilities, Mines, Poultry Processing, Stevedoring, Textile Manufacturing, Waste and Recycling, 
    Category: Confined Spaces, Consultation, Controlling OHS Hazards and Risks, Cranes and Lifting Equipment, Falls Prevention, Forklifts, Job Safety Analysis, Noise, Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, Plant, 
    Division Author: Manufacturing and Logistics
    Current Version: Version 1
    Publication Date: 16 July 2007
    Date First Published: 16 July 2007
    Summary: This guide is an introduction to managing the risks associated with use of machinery and equipment in the workplace.

About this publication

This guide is an introduction to managing the risks associated with the use of machinery and equipment in the workplace.
Employers can use this guide to:

  • identify machinery and equipment hazards in the workplace
  • eliminate or reduce the risk of those hazards causing harm.

The guide will also be useful to anyone else who is interested in machinery and equipment safety, such as employees and Health and Safety Representatives.