Equipment selected for site use is fit for purpose and delivers safe and productive outcomes.

Mobile equipment specifications are in place that include requirements for:

  • Cabin integrity and operator restraint
  • Auto shutdowns
  • Warning devices e.g, tilt swiches, proximity alarms
  • Protective devices
  • Egress / escape by alternate exit in the event of an emergency e.g. through non-laminated glass windows
  • Required ratings for Light Vehicles
  • Confirming that statutory conformance requirements are met for Heavy Vehicles e.g. ROPS / FOPS.
  • As required the installation self-rescuers for vehicles that may be engulfed e.g. dozers that operate on stockpiles

Senior managers including representative of operations and maintenance approve equipment selection recommendations.

A rigorous introduction to site process checks that received mobile equipment meets site requirements before it is permitted to operate.


Last Updated: 07/07/2020 01:41:55pm