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New HSE updates on fabrication equipment certs and testing

Published on: 15 June 2020

Boat certification and testing

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated guidance on the following areas:

The United Kingdom Lubricants Association has produced guidance on controlling the risks from metalworking fluids, particularly where production has been reduced or is going to be re-started, as without proper checks, ill health could be caused.

Work equipment - examinations and testing

It is important to ensure that equipment is safe to use, which remains a legal requirement. The HSE has produced guidance on thorough examination and testing of equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Stay up-to-date with the latest advice

Ensure you are up-to-date with the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.The HSE website has the latest guidance and information for employers and workers. This includes HSE's regulatory approach to supporting a safe return to work across Britain.


In Scotland you will find up-to-date information and advice about COVID-19 from the Scottish GovernmentIn Wales, up-to-date information is provided by the Welsh Government.


For members wishing to stay up-to-date with the latest developments on COVID-19, please visit our dedicated Coronavirus Hub.