Safety of workplace machinery, equipment and tools
All businesses must ensure that they use and maintain their equipment correctly. This reduces the risk of accidents or damage to health. It helps you to meet health and safety requirements.
The definition of equipment covers a wide range of items, such as:
- dumper trucks
- manufacturing equipment
This guide outlines types of work equipment in safety law. It explains your legal duties and how to reduce the risks. The guide explains how to carry out a risk assessment. It also advises you how to use hand-help tools safely.
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