The principal contractor is responsible for developing and implementing a traffic management plan for the site. As part of this, all workers who work around traffic should be trained in the site specific traffic management and identified risks.
All employers are obligated to organise a construction site so that vehicles and pedestrians can move around the site safely from a legal point of view in compliance with the Traffic Management Act 2004.
Our traffic safety toolbox talk helps keep employees safe and reduce health and safety issues in workplaces related to traffic accidents on site. It outlines the hazards and provide material on what to consider to increase traffic safety on site.
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Items Covered in the Traffic Safety Toolbox Talk
Our traffic safety toolbox talk is split up in following sections:
- Introduction: An induction to what traffic safety on construction sites is and why it is important.
- The Hazards: Outlines the hazards on site related to vehicles and mobile plant on site and what is causing them.
- Control Measures: List a range of control measures that can be taken by drivers, site managers and workers to reduce the risk of traffic related injuries on site.
- The Law: List relevant regulations related to traffic safety on construction sites.
- Toolbox Talk Questions: Include a few questions to validate attendees understanding of the toolbox talk.
Each of our toolbox talks include an additional page where relevant hazards on site can be identified and discussed, together with an attendance list where participants can be recorded and sign.
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