Industrial Equipment Safety Warning
GraysOnline warn buyers That All Plant Or Equipment Offered For Sale At This Auction May Not Be Fit For Use In A Workplace and it is the Buyers or Users Responsibility to ensure that it is brought to a state necessary to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and is safe and fit for use in the workplace. Breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act carry penalties for people who PURCHASE and OPERATE UNSAFE EQUIPMENT without conducting a thorough safety inspection. Plant MUST be given a safety inspection prior to operation when it is purchased at Auction.
(a) Removal Process
All work carried out by the buyer or his representative in this removal process is to be undertaken by adequately qualified and insured persons. Insurance and trade certificates may be required to be provide. All work practices employed by the buyer or his representative during removals must comply to all regulatory requirements and/or those as required by the vendor.
(b) General Site Access Requirements
Tradespeople eg electricians, plumbers etc will be required to produce relevant licence before commencing work on site
Forklift, crane drivers, riggers etc will be required to produce licence before commencing work on site It is a condition of entry to site that all visitors comply with any directions given by GraysOnline staff or representatives. Work carried out on this site must be done in a manner complaint with all Occupational Health & Safety Legislation All power tools and equipment used on this site must be tested (tagged) safe for use in accordance with S3760 service testing and inspection of electrical equipment GraysOnline will specify, based on the hazards present on the site, the mandatory personal protective equipment required to be worn prior to approval being given for entry to the site. (eg safety footwear, safety eyewear, hard hats etc) The use of certified equipment, harnesses, work platforms etc will be required for any work carried out above 1.8 metres.
(c) Plant Hazard Identification Reports
In accordance with current Occupational Health & Safety regulations, Hazard Identification Reports will be provided for all items meeting the definition of plant. These reports are available for inspection prior to commencement of the Auction. Reports for "high risk profile" items will be available from the Auction premises during the inspection period. Reports for "low risk profile" items (ie household appliances) are viewable at any time upon request.
Plant Hazard Reports
GraysOnline advises all buyers that all plant offered for sale at auction may not be fit for use in a workplace. It is the buyers/owners responsibility to ensure that an operational risk assessment is undertaken, prior to use, and the plant be brought to a condition which complies with relevant State Legislation, Regulations and applicable Codes of Practice. GraysOnline will provide:
- Safety information relating to the condition of the item of plant for sale (Plant Hazard Reports)
- Clear identification and marking to identify that the plant item is only suitable for scrap or spare parts
Site Access, PPE and Removal of Plant requirements are listed under the Inspection and Collection Headings.