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Document ID (ISN)110582
CIS number 10-0232
Year 2009
Convention or series no. INDG356(rev1)
Author(s)
Health and safety Executive
Title Reducing ill-health and accidents in motor vehicle repair
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Dec. 2009. 15p. Illus. 12 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/PUBNS/indg356.pdf [in English]
Abstract This revised booklet outlines the main causes of occupational accidents and diseases in motor vehicle repair, namely manual handling, plant and equipment and fire and explosion. It contains a checklist reminding workers of the measures that need to be taken to reduce ill health and accidents. It has been updated to take account of changes in industry practice since the first version was published. Contents; slips and trips; plant and equipment; manual handling; falls; transport; fire and explosion; electrical safety; skin diseases.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; automobiles; vehicle repair and servicing; plant safety and health organization
Descriptors (secondary) slippery floors; manual handling; fire hazards; explosion hazards; skin diseases; safety guides; check lists; safe working methods; public OSH institutions; falls on the level; falls from heights
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Transport industry (in general)
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Motor vehicle servicing and repair
Fires
Explosions