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Covid-19 manual for engineers

Pandemic Infection Control Solutions Task Force

Compiled by IMechE's Pandemic Infection Control Solutions Task Force

OurPandemic Infection Control Solutions Task Forceis formed of members from across the Institution’s Special Interest Groups and Regions who can provide specialist input and advice on subjects where the impact of COVID-19 can be reduced through engineering applications.

The Task Force is a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers' Technical Strategy Board.


This online manual compiled by our expert Pandemic Infection Control Solutions Task Force and produced by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers contains knowledge from expert organisations around the world on how to tackle COVID-19 through engineering solutions.

The information held within the manual is was correct as of November 2020 - January 2021 and 30 October 2020 (Geographical case study).

This online manual is designed to provide best practice examples to engineers and other interested parties who are seeking to make workplaces and travelling COVID-19-safe. This material is not intended as a substitute for expert professional advice and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers strongly advises any individual wishing to implement technologies and processes contained in this manual to seek professional advice first.