Working within the Highway / Moving Plant & Machinery
Risks:
  • Injury or damage from vehicle impact
  • Injury to or from pedestrians and cyclists
  • Airborne debris from vehicles
  • Exposure to aggressive behaviour
  • Other road users
Initial Risk:
  • Likelihood: 4
  • Severity: 5
  • Risk rating: 20
Control Measures:
  • Competent trained Personnel to NRSWA Chapter 8, unit 2 certificate
  • Position vehicles correctly with chevron livery facing oncoming traffic stream and safety beacons in operation
  • Safe Systems of Work - Signing, lighting & guarding to be maintained at all times
  • Mandatory PPE to be worn
  • Provide safe area for pedestrians to pass
  • In busy areas consider postponing work to quieter times e.g. – night work
  • Personnel to be vigilant and avoid confrontational / threatening situations
Risk rating:
  • Likelihood: 2
  • Severity: 4
  • Risk rating: 8
Safe to work Y/N:  Y