Pedestrian movement on site and coming into contact with vehicles and mobile equipment (forklift trucks etc)
Mounting or dismounting from vehicles
Arrivals and departures
Loading and unloading
Hitching and unhitching trailers
Vehicles or plant reversing and manoeuvring
Observe site speed limits, safety rules and safe working practices
Exercise caution when manoeuvring on site, particularly when entering or exiting workshops and body shops
Plan your movements to minimise the need for reversing and where reversing is necessary, ensure you reverse for the shortest possible distance
Any vehicle defects must be reported to the Line Manager, using a defect report sheet.
No smoking, eating, drinking, use of mobile phones or anything else which distracts a driver is allowed when operating a company vehicle at any time.
Consider hazard lights and use of horns to alert pedestrians
Ensure you have good visibility on all sides and in your vehicle mirrors. When this is not possible, seek assistance from a competent banksman, particularly when manoeuvring in tight spaces, such as showrooms where members of the public may be present
Other drivers and customers who bring vehicles to workplaces will be provided with PPE required under site rules and made aware of applicable site rules for safe traffic movement.
Familiarise drivers with vehicles before driving to ensure the vehicle can be operated safely.
Keep specific safety routes such as fire exits and fire assembly points clear at all times.
Identify members of the team who may be at risk; valeting staff, parking attendants who need to be outside.