Thursday, March 5, 2009

Legal Check - Part 9 "Construction Vehicles and Mobile Plant"


The items featured in this series, are those that are the main contributors to accidents in the Construction Industry.

Part 9 "Construction Vehicles and Mobile Plant" - Construction Regulation 21

  • "Competent" person appointed in writing to Operate Construction Vehicles or Mobile Plant

  • "Competent" person appointed in writing to Inspect Construction Vehicles or Mobile Plant

  • All Vehicles and Plant on register and inspected at correct intervals

  • All relevant Load Certificates available on site

  • Valid Operators Training Certificate available

  • Medical Certificates of Fitness of all Operators available on site

"Competent Person" - means a person having the knowledge, training, experience and qualifications specific to the work or task being performed.

Look out for Part 10 "Fall Protection", which will be featured next week.

Neels Nortje

Health and Safety Manager

For back copies of the "Legal Check" series click on the Health and Safety label on this blog.

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