Organisation of Traffic Routes
The Organisation of Traffic Routes in the Workplace must be made so that pedestrians and vehicles can circulate in a safe manner.
The following applies so far as is reasonably practicable to pre-1993 workplaces and absolutely to later workplaces (including modifications, extensions and conversions). All stairs, staircases, fixed ladders, doorways, gateways, loading bays, ramps, walkways, floors or any other traffic route used by pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic must be suitable for the persons or vehicles using them. The number and size of traffic routes should be sufficient. To satisfy these requirements, safety measures must ensure at least the following:
Special Measures For The Disabled
Additional physical precautionary measures may be needed where people with disabilities are present, such as wheelchair users and those with sight or hearing difficulties.
In addition to the physical organisation of traffic routes, other measures for controlling the risks as regards circulation of people and vehicles will also be needed. These include: