Traffic management

There is a risk of death and injury in workplaces where vehicles, mobile plant and pedestrians share the same work areas or traffic routes.

Traffic management involves the safe movement of vehicles (such as cars, trucks and buses), mobile powered plant (such as forklifts) and pedestrians within, through and around sites where work is carried out.

Resources

WorkSafe Tasmania resources

Traffic Controller safety alert

Forklifts

Other resources

Traffic management guidance Safe Work Australia (external link)

Watch this 1 hour webinar from Safe Work Australia School zones vs work zones: There is no difference (external link). Lower speed limits in school zones are deeply respected and obeyed by the community. Why should road work zones be any different?

Updated: 24th February 2020