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The manufacturing industry is a large but diverse part of the employment sector. While the industry is responsible for creating parts, products, and tools that we need to live, there can be many workplace hazards in manufacturing businesses. Employees are required to work production lines and often operate heavy machinery.

Some of the most common workplace hazards in manufacturing include:

• The use of heavy machinery or hand tools

• Chemicals

• Lifting or pushing heavy items

• Falling or slipping on greasy or wet floors

• Noise from loud machines

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