Construction safety focus: The movement of powered mobile plant

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


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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