Plant safety

A planned system of inspection, testing and monitoring ensures that the work environment, plant or equipment conforms to any legislative requirements, standards, codes or specifications. Once hazards are identified from the inspection, testing and monitoring process an assessment should be undertaken to determine appropriate corrective action with appropriate responsibility identified using SafetyNet hazard and incident report form.

Moving plant such as forklifts, present a hazard on the UOW campus. It is important for all people, staff, students and visitors, to take precautionary steps to avoid getting injured by forklifts and other moving plant. Follow the directions of workers involved with moving pants and take notice of any signs giving directions or instructions.

If there is concern regarding plant safety, or an incident involving a plant, any person on the UOW campus is asked to contact the Wellbeing, Health and Safety Unit by calling on 4221 3931.