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Vehicle hazards may, for example, include:

1.           Accidents that can injure people such as broken bones, concussions, lacerations, severe bruising, internal bleeding, etc..

2.           Accidents that damage fueling equipment that can lead to spills or fires.

3.           Accidents that can damage facility property or damage the environment.

4.           Accidents that lead to seriously injuring or killing multiple people.

 

 

Addressing these vehicle hazards may include developing and implementing requirements that whenever facility personnel are operating or maintaining the UST system and vehicles are present they must follow practices such as:

1.           Using safety cones or barricades to designate and isolate a specific work area as needed.

2.           Wearing high-visibility safety vests.

3.           Using a vehicle to block a work area from access by unauthorized personnel or vehicles.

4.           Using a second person as an “Observer” while the work to be performed is completed.