Manufacturing & Engineering

Plant & Equipment Examples

Forklift trucks, cranes, lifting accessories & attachments, pressure plant, local exhaust ventilation systems, power presses

Typical Settings

Small, medium and large business carrying out manufacturing processes, assembly, machining, component production, fabrication, welding, access equipment,


The manufacturing and engineering sector potentially uses the widest range of plant and equipment that requires statutory examination. Not only physical plant but also systems used to control exposure by employees to hazardous fumes.

Plant and equipment used in this sector requires examination to ensure that it remains safe to operate and maintain the safety of workers, requiring statutory periodic thorough examination by a competent person, this is where CTS Safety can support.

We can provide guidance of what equipment need to be examined and how often to ensure that you keep your employees safe and comply with the relevant legislation.

Legislation Applicable To Equipment Use

Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR)

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 (COSHH)