Workplace Transport Guide
Our 20-page guide provides advice on ensuring the safe operation and use of vehicles in the workplace, such as forklift trucks, delivery lorries and cars
The unsafe use of vehicles and mobile plant is one of main causes of fatalities at work, with HSE reporting that 18 per cent of the worker fatalities in Britain in the five-years from 2013-18 were due to people being struck by moving vehicles.
This 20-page guide provides an overview of the law and offers some general tips on the safe use of vehicles at work. Topics covered include:
- Transport hazards
- Assessing the risks
- Visiting drivers
- Limiting speed
- Loading and unloading
- Preventing falls from vehicles.