Guide to safety in wood products manufacturing industry

How to reduce or eliminate health and safety risks in the wood products manufacturing industry.

Last updated

Mar 2007

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 775.58 kB

Document Length

47 pages

What it contains

This guide outlines the occupational health and safety (OHS) duties of wood product manufacturers to manage and eliminate injury risks among employees. It explains:

  • how to identify, assess and control risks
  • safe working systems for machinery and equipment
  • safe working systems for handling equipment
  • employer responsibilities to inspect, review and maintain equipment
  • how to manage environmental risks, like noise, hazardous substances and workplace layout