The UK HSE has recently updated its INDG 271 guidance document.
Buying new machinery - A short guide to the UK law and your responsibilities when buying new machinery for use at work. The leaflet explains the main aspects of health and safety law you need to know about when buying new machinery. Although the laws look complicated, they can be summed up as requiring that any new machinery you buy for use at work is safe.
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