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Working in the Road Reserve

Contractors working in the road reserve are responsible for ensuring, so far as reasonably practicable, that all precautions are taken to ensure the health and safety of all persons engaged in the workplace.

At a minimum the following must be provided and maintained:

  • a safe working environment
  • safe systems at work
  • plant and materials in a safe condition.

Contractors are also responsible for ensuring that their employees, sub-contractors, visitors and members of the public are safe from injury and risks to health as a result of the works being undertaken.

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