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KEY REVISION POINTS

SAFE MOVEMENT OF VEHICLES IN THE WORKPLACE

The hazards and control strategy for safe vehicular operations … The management of vehicle movements in the workplace … The management of occupational driving risks in terms of the driver, vehicle and journey planning … The particular issues in the use of lorries … SAFE MOVEMENT OF VEHICLES IN THE WORKPLACE

Hazards in vehicle operations include:

■ collisions between pedestrians and vehicles

■ vehicles crushing feet of pedestrians

■ people falling from vehicles

■ people being struck by objects falling from or attached to vehicles

■ people being struck by or ejected from an overturning vehicle

■ communication problems between vehicle drivers and employees or members of the public.