Metal fabrication: Improving safety through unloading and loading areas layout and design

How to use layout and design in your loading and unloading areas to reduce or eliminate workplace health and safety risks in the metal fabrication industry.
Last updated

Jun 2015

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3 pages

What it contains

Improving safety through layout and design in the metal fabrication industry covers many workplace factors, including the layout and design of loading and unloading areas. Worksites should be designed to allow a continuous workflow. This document outlines ways workplaces can improve safety by:

  • designing loading and unloading areas
  • designing and managing loading and unloading tasks
  • managing traffic