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Equipment and machinery resources

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Search in the table below for Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Plant/Equipment Risk Assessments (PERA) and Equipment Maintenance Records (EMR) for commonly used plant and equipment.

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Industrial Technology (fixed plant and equipment)
Fixed - static Inherent Risk Levels

3D printer, CNC

Low

Air compressor

Medium

Airbrushing

Low, Medium

Buffing machine

Low, Medium

Drill press

Low, Medium, High

Folder, Pan brake, Light sheet metal

Low, Medium

Folder, Pan brake, Electromagnetic light sheet

Low, Medium

Folder, Press brake, Heavy sheet metal

Medium, High, Extreme

Grinder

High

Guillotine, Light sheet metal

Low, Medium

Guillotine, Heavy sheet metal

Medium, High, Extreme

 

Horizontal borer

Medium, High

Hydraulic press

Medium

Impact printer, CNC

Low

Laser engraver, Cutter, CNC

Low, Medium

Lathe, CNC

Medium

Lathe, Metal turning

Medium, High

Lathe, Wood turning

Medium, High

Mill, CNC

Medium

Milling machine

Medium, High

Mortiser, Chisel

Medium

Punch and shear, Hydraulic

High, Extreme

Router, CNC

Medium

Router table, CNC

Medium

Sander, Bobbin or Spindle

Low, Medium

Sander, Disc

Low, Medium

Sander, Drum

Low, Medium, High

Sander, Dual drum

Low, Medium, High

Sander, Linishing belt

Low, Medium

Saw, Cold

Medium, High

Saw, Metal bandsaw

Medium, High, Extreme

Saw, Wood bandsaw

Medium, High

Saw, Panel

High, Extreme

Saw, Power hacksaw

Medium, High, Extreme

Saw, Radial arm

Medium, High, Extreme

Saw, Vertical panel

High

Shears, Metal

Low, Medium, High

Shaping machine

Medium, High

Spindle moulder

Medium, High, Extreme

Spray painting plant

Low, Medium, High

Surface planer or jointer

Medium, High, Extreme

Thicknesser

Medium, High

 

Fixed - combination Inherent Risk Level

Belt or disc sander

Low, Medium

Wood lathe or disc sander

Medium, High

Panel saw or Surface planer or Spindle moulder or Mortiser

High, Extreme

Industrial Technology (portable plant and equipment)
Portable - plant and equipment Inherent Risk Levels

A4 injection moulder

Medium

Air compressor

Medium

Biscuit jointer

Medium, High

Blow moulder or Dome blow moulder

Low

Concrete mixer

Low, Medium

Dowelling machine

Medium, High

Drill, Power hand

Low, Medium

Granulator

Low, Medium

Grinders, Angle

High, Extreme

Hot air welder

Medium

Hot melt glue gun

Low

Hot wire poker

Low, Medium

Jackhammer

Medium, High

Metal nibbler

Medium, High

Mortising machine

Medium

Nail guns

Medium, High, Extreme

Oven convection

Low

Planer

Medium, High

Router, Palm

Medium, High

Router, Plunge or Fixed base

High

Router table

Medium, High, Extreme

Sander, Belt

Medium, High

Sander, Orbital

Low, Medium

Sander, Sheet

Low, Medium

Saw, Circular

Medium, High

Saw, Cold

Medium, High

Saw, Compound mitre

High, Extreme

Saw, Jigsaw

Medium, High

Saw, Metal cut off

High, Extreme

Saw, Scroll

Low

Soldering iron

Low, Medium

Staple gun

Medium, High

Strip heater

Low

Trolley jack

Medium, High

Vacuum former

Low, Medium

 

Battery powered (cordless) Inherent Risk Level

Angle grinder

Medium, High

Drills or Screwdrivers

Low

Laminate trimmer or Palm router

High

Nail guns

Medium, High, Extreme

Planer

Medium, High

Sanders

Low

Saw, Circular

Medium, High

Saw, Jigsaw

Medium, High

Saw, Reciprocating

Medium, High

Agricultural Science (plant and equipment)
Plant and equipment Inherent Risk Levels

Blower vacuum

Medium

Brush cutter, Line trimmer

Medium

Chainsaw (electric)

High, Extreme

Chainsaw (petrol)

High, Extreme

Chipper or Shredder

Low, Medium

Cultivator

Medium

Drill seeder

Low

Edger

Medium

Fertiliser spreader

Low

Forklift truck

High, Extreme

Handheld edger

Medium

Hay baler

High

Line trimmer (electric)

Medium

Portable grain auger

Medium, High

Post hole digger

Medium, High

Power blower

Medium

Power take off

High

Rear tine tiller

High

Ride on mower

Medium, High

Rotary cultivator

High

Rotary slasher

High

Tractor

High

Walk behind mower

Medium

Walk behind rotary cultivator

Medium

A Plant/Equipment resources fact sheet (PDF, 777KB) is available which explains their use and how they relate to each other.

If you have items at your workplace that are not listed in the tables above, use the below templates to develop SOPs and EMRs specific to the equipment at your workplace:

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Last updated 12 July 2019