Accident Prevention

The graphical representation of risks within the Vehicle Systems Laboratory is shown below through the Risk Map.



LSV users must pay attention to the risk areas indicated on the risk map. The use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is mandatory for those performing tasks within the laboratory.

It is recommended to use:

  • Gloves
  • Boots (Closed-toe footwear for protection)
  • Masks (Especially when handling chemicals)
  • Ear protection
  • Safety goggles
  • Helmet (During high-risk activities)

To use the Bench Grinder and the Automotive Lift, please consult the following manuals:

For further information, please consult the Laboratory Safety Manual: Workplace Safety Manual.



The insurance contracted by UFSC currently covers, against personal accidents and medical-hospital and dental expenses, students regularly enrolled at UFSC during the performance of activities related to their education.

The current insurance is contracted with the company MBM Seguradora S.A.

To contact the insurer, visit and click on “Iniciar Solicitação” at the bottom of the page.

The insurance operates on a reimbursement basis, so in case of an accident, the student should access the insurer’s website, report the claim, and submit the Enrollment Certificate and other requested documents.

In case of doubts, please contact the Department of Academic and Professional Integration (DIP/PROGRAD).