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Control measure

Task rotation


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Task rotation


  • Methods of deploying personnel as teams
  • How to use task rotation to minimise the exposure of personnel to the hazards present

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Keep the number of people exposed to the hazard at a minimum and reduce time of exposure through task rotation

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Deploy personnel in teams if required
  • Ensure teams are of an appropriate size to carry out the task
  • Have sufficient teams to allow task rotation to take place
  • Consider allowing personnel to share tasks, roles and functions
  • Manage team and task rotation if appropriate