Metal fabrication: Improving safety through task layout and design

How to use task layout and design to reduce or eliminate workplace health and safety risks in the metal fabrication industry.


What it contains

Improving safety through layout and design in the metal fabrication industry covers many workplace factors, including task layout and design. This document outlines ways workplaces can improve safety when workers are completing tasks by reviewing:

  • how to design the safest possible working zone
  • when to consider automation, robotics or machinery for repetitive tasks
  • safe working systems and how to modify tasks for worker safety

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