This group of failure modes relates to errors made during the planning and designs of the road network.  It includes:

  • Errors and inadequacies in the mine traffic management plan
  • Not considering vehicle paths and interactions during the design process
  • Failing to allow for operating grades and curves, leading to more difficult speed control for operators
  • Not considering segregation for vehicles of different size or type operating on the site road network
  • Having loading requirements not matched to the capacity of site vehicles

The business inputs which address these types of failure modes are presented.

BI-05D.01 Clear accountabilities for managers, superintendents and supervisors are included in comprehensive, site relevant road design guidelines and traffic management plans

Site road design guidelines and traffic management plans identify specific accountabilities by organisation position.

Competent senior managers, line managers and supervisors understand their accountabilities to:
  • Develop and maintain roads that meet road design standards including meeting regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain effective traffic management plans