1. ensure the vehicle was properly identified when unsafe for use;
2. inspect, repair or maintain a braking system in accordance with good engineering practice;
3. inspect the vehicle's braking system within its 250-hour maintenance schedule;
4. ensure the worker had received adequate training in the safe use and operation of the Land Cruiser;
5. ensure the worker was under direct supervision when operating mobile equipment; and,
6. ensure the emergency brake actuation control was identified to show the function it served.
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