HSE RSS feeds » Haulage http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---birmingham#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:28:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52921 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1088.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1088.htm#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:54:21 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52918 The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.

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Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/#comments Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:20:09 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/10555 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/06/sentence-after-worker-seriously-injured-after-fall/feed/ 0 Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:50:17 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/10465 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/16/self-employed-haulage-contractor-killed-by-reversing-lorry/feed/ 0 HSL: Site and Transport Safety – London, 8 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:07:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52805 Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite. This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1078.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1078.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:33:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52492 This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:09:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52490 This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm#comments Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:02:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52127 This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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Site and transport safety – London, 12 July 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:55:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51896 Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Christmas Eve tragedy after man crushed by hydraulic ramp http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/christmas-eve-tragedy-after-man-crushed-by-hydraulic-ramp/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/christmas-eve-tragedy-after-man-crushed-by-hydraulic-ramp/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:35:04 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/christmas-eve-tragedy-after-man-crushed-by-hydraulic-ramp/9153 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/01/christmas-eve-tragedy-after-man-crushed-by-hydraulic-ramp/feed/ 0 Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/death-of-road-worker-prompts-hse-warning-to-hgv-drivers/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/death-of-road-worker-prompts-hse-warning-to-hgv-drivers/#comments Tue, 24 May 2016 08:59:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/death-of-road-worker-prompts-hse-warning-to-hgv-drivers/9115 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/24/death-of-road-worker-prompts-hse-warning-to-hgv-drivers/feed/ 0 Site and transport safety – London, 26 April 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/site-and-transport-safety---london#comments Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:30:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51228 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 22 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:45:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51113 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong.

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Runcorn firm sentenced after HGV crushes worker to death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/runcorn-firm-sentenced-after-hgv-crushes-worker-to-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/runcorn-firm-sentenced-after-hgv-crushes-worker-to-death/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:00:53 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/runcorn-firm-sentenced-after-hgv-crushes-worker-to-death/8242 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/28/runcorn-firm-sentenced-after-hgv-crushes-worker-to-death/feed/ 0 Site and transport safety – Birmingham, 26 January 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-site-and-transport-safety.htm#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:40:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50399 This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Three companies fined after worker lost his life http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/three-companies-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/three-companies-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:08:27 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/three-companies-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/7843 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/12/10/three-companies-fined-after-worker-lost-his-life/feed/ 0 Forklift collision injures worker http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/forklift-collision-injures-worker/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/forklift-collision-injures-worker/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 09:40:05 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/forklift-collision-injures-worker/7573 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/05/forklift-collision-injures-worker/feed/ 0 RR1069 – Establishing direct and contributory factors to the uncontrolled movement of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) during coupling and uncoupling http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1069.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1069.htm#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 08:00:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50006 The aim of the research is to identify the direct and contributory factors to accidents occurring
to HGV and shunter drivers during the coupling and/or uncoupling of the tractor and the trailer
unit and to suggest the most appropriate way to tackle this issue.

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Logistics company fined after driver struck by falling pallet http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/%EF%BB%BFlogistics-company-fined-after-driver-struck-by-falling-pallet/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/%EF%BB%BFlogistics-company-fined-after-driver-struck-by-falling-pallet/#comments Mon, 02 Nov 2015 15:30:52 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/%ef%bb%bflogistics-company-fined-after-driver-struck-by-falling-pallet/7539 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/02/%ef%bb%bflogistics-company-fined-after-driver-struck-by-falling-pallet/feed/ 0 Logistics company fined after man injured at work http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:55:20 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/7354 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/10/13/logistics-company-fined-after-man-injured-at-work/feed/ 0