Mobile plant and site vehicles

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The term mobile plant covers all site vehicles that can move either under their own power or by being towed. Some examples are listed below.

  • Dumpers.
  • Excavators.
  • Telehandlers and forklifts.
  • Mobile cranes and piling rigs.
  • Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).
  • HGVs, lorries and delivery wagons.
  • Vans and cars.
  • Road rollers, including pedestrian-operated rollers.

The term operator is used to describe anyone driving or operating mobile plant.

The term pedestrian means anyone on foot.