This has been developed to provide information and assistance to employers, self-employed persons, persons having control of workplaces and employees working in the architectural aluminum and metal container manufacturing industries.
Workplaces involved in fabrication, and working with metal products will find this information useful for ensuring they are meeting their requirements as per the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and regulations.
The key workplace hazards discussed include:
- manual tasks
- slips, trips and falls
- machine guarding
- hazardous substances
- noise levels
- vehicles and plant; forklift safety
- Eye safety
Worth noting is that this WorkSafe OSH newsletter for the metal manufacturing industry also includes a handy safety checklist for all of these hazards.
This can be tailored to suit your organisations OSH management needs.
More information can be found on WorkSafe WA‘s website.