BSI Publishes New Guide to Machinery Safety

Last updated on September 3rd, 2010 at 02:31 am

The British Standards Institute (BSI) recently published a new guide to machinery safety entitled: “BIP 2184:2009 ? Risk Management of Machinery and Work Equipment“.
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This guide, written by John Glover, a highly experienced and well respected consultant in this area, covers the application of the Machinery Directive and the Provision of Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER). Aimed at machinery users, buyers, specifiers, consultants, managers and engineers, this book provides insight and direction in the application of these important requirements.

The guide will help you to understand how your responsibilities have changed and will help you to meet the legal requirements of the new Machinery Directive.

The guide also provides information on the application of risk management techniques in the workplace.

If your organization is UK-based or exports into the UK market, this is a must-have guide to the current regulations.

Contents of Risk Management of Machinery and Work Equipment include:

  • Corporate risk management
  • Risk manager vs insurance manager
  • Health and safety and the law
  • The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The use of harmonized standards
  • ISO 13849-1, Safety of machinery. Safety-related parts of control systems. General principles for design
  • High-risk environments
  • Why systems fail
  • The costs of non-compliance
  • Bibliography
  • Index of questions by topic

Get more information or purchase a copy in the BSI Shop.
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5 thoughts on “BSI Publishes New Guide to Machinery Safety

  1. Very useful information about machine safety… Lots of useful stuff… Thanks for sharing

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