Traffic management

There is a risk of death and injury in workplaces where vehicles, mobile plant and pedestrians share the same work areas or traffic routes.

Traffic management involves the safe movement of vehicles (such as cars, trucks and buses), mobile powered plant (such as forklifts) and pedestrians within, through and around sites where work is carried out.


Traffic management guidance Safe Work Australia

Traffic Controller safety alert (pdf, 168.7 KB)

Watch this 1 hour webinar from Safe Work Australia, 'School zones vs work zones: There is no difference'. Lower speed limits in school zones are deeply respected and obeyed by the community. Why should road work zones be any different?

See also the Code of Practice for Risk Management of Agricultural Shows and Carnivals on our Code of Practice page.