Guide to safety in wood products manufacturing industry

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

Published: 01 Mar 2007
File type: PDF
File size: 775.58 kB
Length: 47 pages
Reading level: Medium

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