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Work Equipment Risk Assessment - Suitability

Work Equipment Risk Assessment - Page 1 of 7


Work Equipment Risk Assessment - Suitability


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Page 2 - Section 2 - Maintenance

Page 3 - Section 3 - Restrictions, Section 4 - Guards and Section 5 - Effects of Temperature

Page 4 - Section 6 - Specific Hazards

Page 5 - Section 7 - Controls (page 1 of 2)

Page 6 - Section 7 - Controls (page 2 of 2)

Page 7 - Section 8 - Miscellaneous


Risk Assessment 'the work equipment Suitability' Questions Cover:


The Core Details




1.1Does the equipment comply with statutory requirements?

1.2Is the equipment suitable for the work?

1.3Is the equipment without modification / adaption?

1.4Are there written manufacturers’ specifications and instructions?

1.5Can the equipment be operated without over reaching/ stretching?

1.6Are highly repetitive tasks eliminated or avoided?

1.7Can the equipment be used without excessive force?

1.8Do operating positions, working heights and reach distances accommodate the operator?


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