WA Inspection Program for Plant and Mobile Plant

WorkSafe WA is undertaking a proactive inspection program to look at forklift
safety issues relating to mobile plant and the movement of mobile plant in retail and transport workplaces.

The inspection program will involve inspectors visiting retail and transport workplaces in Perth and regional areas of the state throughout the 2016/17 financial year.

The inspection program will look at areas such as machinery guarding, safe movement of vehicles, forklifts, trolleys, storage racking and shelving, order picking vehicles, loading docks safety, vehicle hoists and isolation procedures.

Inspectors will also look at WorkSafe priority areas including manual tasks, falls from height, hazardous substances and slips, trips and falls.  Detailed information can be found here.