This group of failure modes relates to errors made by mobile equipment operators and workers in proximity to them.  The types of failure mode identified include:

  • Not following required road rules;
  • Making an error and driving on the wrong road for the class of vehicle being operated;
  • Working when not fit (fatigued, affected by drugs, etc.);
  • Not deploying seat belts when required;
  • Travelling with limbs/body parts outside the confines of the vehicle;
  • Changing behaviour as a result of alarms/devices deployed in the vehicle (fatigue alarms, proximity alerts, etc.), and
  • Poor parking practice.

The business inputs recommended/identified as addressing these problems are listed.

BI-05D.01 Clear accountabilities for managers, superintendents and supervisors are included in comprehensive, site relevant road design guidelines and traffic management plans

Site road design guidelines and traffic management plans identify specific accountabilities by organisation position.

Competent senior managers, line managers and supervisors understand their accountabilities to:
  • Develop and maintain roads that meet road design standards including meeting regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain effective traffic management plans