HL Landscapes

Associated Hazards

  • Collision with personal
  • Striking overhead and underground services
  • Damage to other site assets
  • Uneven ground/slopes

Non-Negotiable Controls

  • Machine operator to be licenced and VOC’d in machine prior to use
  • Ensure a qualified spotter is in place when working around services
  • Excavation permit must be in place and with machine operator prior to commencement of works
  • Positive ID must be made with HV and LV services by non-mechanical digging
  • Do not operate the machine on slopes greater 1:4
  • Workers on the ground to have UHF Radio to allow pos-comms with machine operator at all times
  • Exclusion zone to be set around live plant to reduce interaction between plant and personnel