Construction safety focus: The movement of powered mobile plant

Information about WorkSafe’s focus on the movement of powered mobile plant during construction work.

Published: 26 Apr 2019
File type: PDF
File size: 100.52 kB
Length: 2 pages
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visiting construction sites ensure that powered mobile plant is used safely. It covers topics such as:

  • common safety issues for ground workers and mobile plant operators when mobile plant moves around construction sites
  • how to use a construction control of risk hierarchy to manage safety
  • how employers have duties to control risks and develop a safe work method statement 
  • how employees are also responsible for their own health and safety

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