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Work Equipment Risk Assessment - Controls (page 1 of 2)

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List of typical risk assessment questions around the Controls (page 1 of 2).


Page 1 - Section 1 - Suitability

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

Page 7 - Section 8 - Miscellaneous


Risk Assessment 'work equipment Controls, page 1' Questions Cover:


Controls (part 1 of 2)


7.1Is the control system designed so as not to increase the risk to the operator or equipment safety?

7.2Is equipment provided with start, stop and/or level controls that are clearly visible and require deliberate action to operate?

7.3Are controls without modification / adaption?

7.4Are controls readily accessible?

7.5Are all controls outside any danger zone?

7.6Are controls positioned so as to prevent inadvertent operation?

7.7Are controls shrouded or do they have a lock-off facility?


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



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