Health & Safety

As a large manufacturing operation employing over 140 members of staff, with on-site activities, we take our Health & Safety policy very seriously.

Employees of all levels are given continuous on the job training and as a company we are regularly audited by an external third party. Our whole Health & Safety program is laid out in our ISO 9001 quality management manual.

Relevant Health & Safety Operations

A range of the health & safety concerns relevant to our business:
  • Manual handling
  • Safe stacking of sawn timber and board materials
  • Toxic woods
  • Safe collection of wood waste: prevention of fire and explosion
  • Occupational hygiene and health surveillance at industrial treatment plants
  • COSHH and the woodworking industry
  • Local exhaust ventilation & dust capture at machines
  • Safe working at woodworking machines
  • Circular saw benches: safe working practices
  • Safe use of hand-fed planing machines
  • Safe working practices at vertical spindle moulding machines
  • Safety in the use of narrow band saws
  • Safe use of power operated cross-cut saws
  • Safe use of manually operated cross-cut saws
  • Noise at woodworking machines
  • Wood dust: hazards and precautions
  • Selection of respiratory protective equipment suitable for use in paint shop

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MH Joinery Products Plc - Unit 11 Parrett Way - Colley Lane Industrial Estate - Bridgwater - Somerset - TA6 5LB
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