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Hazard Related Topics

Define the safety measures required to protect the general public and other people who may be operating within the vicinity of the site. Consider that the general public are inquisitive and ignorant of the risks associated with construction work and every effort should be made to exclude them from the site. There is a duty of care to all people including trespassers. It is necessary to "protect them from themselves".

Items to be considered include:

  • protective fencing
  • protection zones
  • signs
  • notices
  • audible warnings
  • security patrols
  • security cameras etc.

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