Historical plant: Requirements for the safe use

How to reduce or eliminate the health and safety risks of historical machinery and equipment (plant).


What it contains

Historical machinery and equipment is often preserved for people to enjoy. This document outlines the different health and safety standards used to build historical machinery. It advises how to protect people from being injured by this equipment and explains:

  • how occupational health and safety regulations 2017 apply to historical equipment
  • how to prioritise control measures around historical plant
  • ways to preserve the appearance of the plant while protecting the people working around it and viewing equipment