It’s no secret that workers in the automotive service and repair industry are commonly exposed to hazardous substances that have the potential to either injure them or make them sick. This information sheet provides information to guide automotive industry employers and employees in minimising the health and safety risks attendant to their workplace.
Common hazardous substances used in the automotive industry are identified and advice offered regarding the need to identify and control these substances. The steps required to safely use and store hazardous chemicals are discussed and information about safe chemical use is provided.
Automotive service and repair industry – Chemicals