Traffic Management Plans

Food and beverage manufacturing facilities are fast-paced environments with high volumes of foot and forklift traffic. Traffic management plans in these manufacturing facilities, may include details of:

  • the desired flow of pedestrian and vehicle movements
  • the expected frequency of interaction of vehicles and pedestrians
  • illustrations of the layout of barriers, walkways, signs and general arrangements to warn and guide traffic around, past, or through a work site or temporary hazard, and
  • how short term, mobile work and complex traffic situations will be managed.

(Information sourced from Safe Work Australia)

More About Traffic Management

Line Marking Solutions

Line marking is a long term, cost effective solution to assist with implementing your traffic management plan. It is important to have paths that are ‘chased in’ to allow for a heavy build of colour several layers thick, maximising the longevity of the paths. Typical traffic management plans specify green paths with yellow edges, however this can vary from company to company, with some choosing to use company colours instead.
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Floor Graphics

In the fast paced environment food manufacturing facilities present, floor graphics are an essential part to maximise employee safety. Despite language barriers, floor graphics can clearly convey where an employee is allowed to go, and any areas that are restricted.
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Safety Barriers and Gates

Used in conjunction with linemarking, safety barriers need to be installed to define walkway boundaries and protect against straying vehicles. Inward opening swing gates should also be installed to encourage people to stop and look for traffic prior to stepping outside of the walkways. Take a look at the A-Safe range here.
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Further Advice

If you’d like some advice about how we could assist at your site with traffic management, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
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