This group of failure modes arise as a result of the designs which impact mobile equipment interactions.  It includes:

  • Lack of, or inadequate, access controls (physical segregation and signage)
  • Failure to consider vehicle limitations in the establishment of designs 
  • Developing communication protocols which are confusing or difficult to comply with/follow
  • Layouts which limit sightlines (particularly with moving vehicles approaching an intersection)
  • Failing to allow for an unhindered response in the event of an emergency

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