Maintenance – vehicles and machinery

All equipment and plant should be safely maintained in good working order. Maintenance work can introduce new hazards and risks that need to be controlled so the work can be undertaken safely.

Inspection and maintenance of work equipment

Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedules for work equipment such as tractors and vehicles, lift trucks, ATVs (quad bikes), portable electrical equipment, and farm machinery.

Lifting operations and equipment

In agriculture, lifting equipment covers a wide range of equipment including

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Vehicle repair

During vehicle repair:

Workshop safety

To help with workshop safety check that: