Work Equipment Risk Assessment

Section 7 - Controls (part 2 of 2)

7.8 Do control operators have a clear and full view of the equipment?

7.9 If equipment causes a hazard in operation, is it fitted with a readily accessible and clearly identified emergency stop, which overrides all other controls?

7.10 * Can the operator ensure no person is in the danger zone while he/she is operating the equipment?

7.11 * Is a safe system of work is required to prevent persons entering the danger zone while the equipment is operating?

7.12 If the above controls * are not practicable, are audible, visible or other warnings provided before the equipment is started?

7.13 Is the control system designed to fail safe in event of loss of power?

7.14 Are lock-off/ permit to work systems in place where appropriate?

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