What it contains

Improving safety through layout and design in the metal fabrication industry covers many workplace factors, including lighting layout and design. This document outlines ways workplaces can improve design. It explains how to:

  • make full use of natural light
  • use colour on ceilings and walls to reflect light in the workplace
  • make sure workers can change lighting to suit the task and work area
  • reduce shadowing, contrast and glare
  • maintain your lighting system

At the end of the document, there is a list of relevant Australian Standards for more information.