Risk management guide for the small to medium UK manufacturing businesses


Practical risk management advice for small and midsize manufacturing businesses

While Manufacturing comprises just 5% of the UK’s businesses, it accounts for 10% of employment and 14% of turnover. Of the 270,000 firms that make up this diverse sector, just over half (138,050) are micro and SME manufacturers.

Each manufacturing site has a unique risk profile, however all firms are exposed to a common set of risks. Understanding these risks can help you identify areas of your business that are most susceptible to the types of claims typically made by manufacturers, RSA have created this guide to help you safeguard your business, employees, contractors and site visitors.

This guide covers off the “do’s and don’ts” of the below, and provides practical advice on planning ahead to protect your business.

  • Moving Machinery
  • External storage, fire and arson
  • Housekeeping
  • Hot works
  • Forklift trucks
  • Electrical fires

Click here to access the guide.