The regulator responds to a mobile equipment fire incident, including response by:

  • Ordering operations to cease until changes are made
  • Launching enforcement proceedings against the company
  • Launching enforcement proceedings against company officers

The consequences for the operating site include a loss of production, legal costs, increased operating costs, representational damage, prosecutions and fines.

This Credible Failure mode is addressed by:

  • BI-01.01 Trained personnel who are supported by an appropriate and up-to-date training management system
  • BI-01.04 Trained, Competent and Authorised Mobile Equipment Operators
  • BI-01.13 Clear maintainer performance management expectations supported by an active and consistent performance management process
  • BI-01.51 Skilled and experienced personnel are accountable for maintaining mobile equipment
  • BI-01.52 Skilled and experienced personnel are accountable for selection of mobile equipment
  • BI-01.53 Skilled and experienced personnel are accountable for maintaining fire detection and suppression systems on mobile equipment
  • BI-02.01 Introduction of equipment to site process
  • BI-02.02 Maintenance requirements cover all safety and operational systems on mobile plant
  • BI-02.11 Establish and maintain an effective mobile equipment maintenance strategy
  • BI-02.12 Serviced and checked fire extinguishers on mobile equipment
  • BI-02.50 Plant Safety Files – requirement to register and track plant components and certificates
  • BI-02A.60 Specification for an OEM Fire protection evaluation for mobile equipment
  • BI-04.02 Appropriate system for scheduled inspections including structured checklists and defect reporting
  • BI-04.04 Site change management process apply to the introduction of new types and models of mobile equipment
  • BI-05.01 Change Management Process
  • BI-05.02 Effective incident reporting, investigation with effective corrective actions
  • BI-05.03 Effective contractor management processes
  • BI-05.04 Regular and consistent application of performance management processes
  • BI-05.10 External expectations are identified and managed
  • BI-09.01 Emergency Preparedness
  • BI-09.02 Emergency Response – Withdrawal of People
  • BI-09.03 Strategy for testing, reviewing and maintaining the currency of the emergency response plan
  • BI-09B.01 Emergency Response Drills


Last Updated: 04/08/2020 06:30:17am