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April 25, 2019

Tactical Action - Risk assess the movement of any machinery, equipment, or vehicles prior to moving them or requesting they are moved

Guidance changed following review of legacy guidance. Content approved by NFCC Steering Group

Tactical Action - Request that machines, equipment and vehicles are kept isolated or moved to a safe distance away from a natural or built environment

Guidance changed following review of legacy guidance. Content approved by NFCC Steering Group

Tactical Action - Assess the structural stability of the working environment and establish cordon controls at an appropriate distance from the hazard area

Change of guidance following review of Generic Risk Assessments. Approved by Steering Group 09/04/2019

Strategic Action - Consider providing local equipment or access to specialist resources to enable personnel to work ...

Change of guidance following review of Generic Risk Assessments. Approved by Steering Group 09/04/2019

Tactical Action - Identify an appropriate area to store equipment, personnel and debris to prevent further collapse of an unstable natural or built environment

Change of guidance following review of Generic Risk Assessments. Approved by Steering Group 09/04/2019

Control measure - Cordon controls: Unstable or collapsed excavations

Change of guidance following review of Generic Risk Assessments. Approved by Steering Group 09/04/2019