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Internal pedestrian routes

This presentation is an introduction to the good practices to manage personnel movement. It aims at giving the reader indications on how to minimize the risk related to people movements and to the chemical use in the company building.

The reader will learn how to organize pedestrian routes to minimize the accident risks.

Internal pedestrian routes


  • Context
  • Recommendations
    • Pedestrian routes
    • Stairs and access ways
    • Obstacles
    • Organization, training and behaviour

Key Messages

  • Accidents often occur on internal pedestrian routes.
  • The presence of chemicals in the area may worsen the consequences of a fall.
  • Pedestrian routes should always stay clear and be immediately cleared if needed.
  • Temporary danger zones should be indicated.
  • Management should monitor compliance with the rules and correct non-compliance and deficiencies.