Provide separate routes or pavements for pedestrians, to keep them away from vehicles.

Provide suitable barriers or guard rails

If both pedestrians and vehicles use traffic routes, they should be wide enough to allow vehicles to pass pedestrians safely, and any pedestrian or vehicle only areas should be clearly marked.

Where pedestrian and vehicle routes cross, appropriate crossing points should be provided, should be clearly marked, protected, and equipped, and their use should be enforced.

Where crowds of people are likely to walk on to roadways, for example at the end of a shift, it might be best to stop vehicles from using these routes altogether at these times

There should be separate doors for vehicles and people, with vision panels on all doors.

On routes used by both automatic, driverless vehicles and pedestrians, steps should be taken to ensure that vehicles do not trap pedestrians:

  • Safeguards should be fitted to vehicles
  • There should be plenty of space between vehicles and people

If the public have access to the premises, routes for public use should:

  • be separate from work activities wherever possible
  • be as close as possible to where the public are likely to want to go (for example to visit a farm or factory shop)
  • Routes for the public should be clearly signposted

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