Machinery and equipment safety – an introduction: A handbook for workplaces

How to reduce or eliminate the health and safety risks for workers using machinery and equipment (plant).

Last updated

Jun 2017

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 964.86 kB

Document Length

20 pages

What it contains

Workers using machinery and equipment can be entangled, have body parts severed or slip and fall near equipment. This document advises workplaces how to reduce these risks. It explains:

  • the hazards caused by working with plant
  • key principles of plant safety
  • risk control of plant hazards
  • how to buy the right plant for tasks