As well as being a manual role, employees in an mechanical environment are also exposed to various chemicals elements, noise and equipment. Risk assessments are important in this area to ensure that all mechanics and employees are aware of the dangers and you as an employer have put procedures in place to reduce the risk as much as possible. These risk assessment must be communicated with your employees and briefing evidence that you have discussed the control measures in place.
We can provide risk assessment templates and advice on how to complete them, recommended storage and review dates.
You are also likely to have members of the public on your premises so ensuring your work activities take place safely and that your employees are adequately trained are vital.
Working in a mechanical environment is likely to involve the use of lifting equipment therefore you are required to comply with The Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations Regulations 1998 (LOLER); referencing these in your documentation and making sure your employees are aware.
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