What are the benefits?
There are many benefits for doing this work. These include:
- Fewer incidents and injuries
- Compliance with company and regulator expectations
- A comprehensive review of design and operating controls as a baseline for introducing technology
- The development of improved performance measures.
A successful project can improve your business performance.
What are the challenges?
Improving vehicle interaction controls is a complex undertaking that requires a systematic and practical project approach.
Extensive research and development of new technology react controls that alert and advise operators (Level 8) and work independently of the operator (Level 9) has been undertaken over the last decade. While these react control developments are progressing, there are few examples of successful operational deployments. For more information see the EMESRT Nine Layer Model of Control Effectiveness below.