Vehicle registration

Vehicle purpose

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Prior to purchase

Have you consulted with workers who will be operating the vehicle?

Is the vehicle fit for purpose?

Does the vehicle require the purchase of additional features and accessories?

Prior to commissioning

Are there any additional compliance requirements with this vehicle?

Please detail

Is the vehicle going to be used on the road?

Have you considered roadside assistance?


Have you ensured that commissioning is performed by a suitably qualified person(s)?

Have you ensured that training will be provided to operators?

Have you identified any other hazards during the commissioning process?

Have all known risks been assessed and controls put in place to either eliminate or minimise the risk?

Other commissioning comments

Registrations, Permits and Licences

Has the vehicle been registered with the relevant authority/regulator?

Has the relevant permit/licence or other necessary certification been obtained from the relevant authority/regulator?

Have licences for workers been obtained as required?

Other registration comments

Safety & Training

Has a Safe Operating Procedure been developed which is in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and includes emergency procedures where applicable?

Have relevant training proficiencies been developed?

Has training been scheduled and conducted before the operator is allowed to use the vehicle?

Other safety and training comments


Is any necessary testing, cleaning and maintenance included on the Schedule of Programmable Events or equivalent?

Other comments


Approved by supervisor/ procurement department?

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.