Light Manufacturing

Light Manufacturing

Light manufacturing

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 21 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 21 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 21 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.
Working in the light manufacturing industry involves activities such as cabinet making, furniture making and sheet metal work. Each year, this industry takes up a large proportion of serious workplace injuries.

Be aware!

17.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers who are between the ages of 15 and 24.
Working in the light manufacturing industry involves activities such as cabinet making, furniture making and sheet metal work. Each year, this industry takes up a large proportion of serious workplace injuries.

Be aware!

17.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers who are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Being hit by moving objects
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Being trapped by moving machinery and equipment
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Hitting moving objects
0%
Contact with hot objects
0%
Muscular stress
0%
Hitting stationary objects
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%
Falling from height
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Working with forklift

Electrical safety

Noise

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Working with forklift

Electrical safety

Noise

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Working with forklift

Electrical safety

Noise

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove light manufacturing industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 –groups and classes: 133, 134, 135, 181, 182, 183, 191, 224, 241, 242, 245, 246, 251, 259, 2391, 2392, 2394

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove light manufacturing industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 –groups and classes: 133, 134, 135, 181, 182, 183, 191, 224, 241, 242, 245, 246, 251, 259, 2391, 2392, 2394

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There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry.

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