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Vehicles as workplace

15 Mar 2018
Description

Work health and safety legislation in Australia and New Zealand defines vehicles as a workplace. Vehicle use in road traffic is by far the most significant contributor to work-related traumatic injury.

This report discusses the context within which work health and safety and road traffic safety currently intersect, and the process followed during the preparation of a work health and safety guide. The report includes an engagement strategy to support ongoing work in the area and is itself supported by a communications plan and evaluation plan.

The draft work health and safety guide provided in this report closes a gap in the provision of work health and safety guidance on managing vehicle use in road traffic. It provides pointers on how to address road traffic as a hazard, and on the hazards that are likely to be encountered in the use of vehicles in road traffic.

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978-1-925671-31-5
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All Rights Reserved
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2018
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