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Document ID (ISN)110495
CIS number 10-0124
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6308-8
Year 2009
Convention or series no. HSG261
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Title Health and safety in motor vehicle repair and associated industries
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Oct. 2009. iv, 80p. Illus. 66 ref. Price: GBP 12.95. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access HSG261 [in English]
Abstract This guide covers specific health and safety issues faced by employers and the self-employed in vehicle maintenance and repair (including tyre, exhaust and windscreen replacement); body repair, refinishing and the roadside recovery and repair of vehicles. It also covers topics that are common across the industry, such as working under vehicles; fire and explosion; noise and vibration; electrical safety; and organizing health and safety.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; paint spraying; vehicle repair and servicing; conditions of work; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) electricity; compressed air; welding and cutting; manual handling; vehicle inspection pits; tyre mounting and inflation; fire, explosions; fire hazards; noise and vibration control; safety and health organization; safety guides
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Safety and health information