Metal fabrication: Improving safety through lighting layout and design

How to use lighting, layout and design to reduce or eliminate health and safety risks in the metal fabrication industry.

Last updated

Jun 2015

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 97.35 kB

Document Length

1 page

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.