Phase 2 of the ‘Load safety campaign is coming soon, subscribe to the workplace transport eBulletin to find out more.
The reality: If not properly secured, vehicle loads can become unsafe, even over a short distance. Loads that haven’t been
The Moving Goods Safely 3 (MGS3) intervention took place during 2007 and 2008, and targeted risks associated with the movement of goods in the logistics, warehousing, road haulage and goods delivery sectors.
The central aim of this survey was to produce a set of baseline data, based on the opinions of HGV drivers, that described practices within the UK road haulage sector relating to slip, trip and falls risk factors.
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Back disorders are the most common form of ill health at work. The exact cause of back pain is often unclear but back pain is more common in jobs that involve driving,
Six people have been killed in five years due to being struck by falling stone slabs during storage and handling operations.
Unsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods.
HSE is launching a new campaign in Devon and Cornwall to reduce the number of people killed and injured by delivery vehicles in the two counties.
HSE is warning companies of the importance of implementing safe systems for unloading materials and providing
HSE research carried out in 2004/05 estimate the human and economic cost of ‘falls from vehicle’ incidents that we
Minutes of the Road Distribution Action Group meeting held on 27 April 2009.
Be safe on site and be safe on the road – that was the message from safety specialists speaking at the Royal Society for
More than three quarters of vehicles stopped during safety checks in England and Wales were not loaded safely –
HSE is reminding employers of their duties to the safety of staff following two incidents in Mansfield where employees
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As from 6 April 2009, HSE is publishing new versions of its approved health and safety poster and leaflet.
HSE is warning employers not to ignore basic safety precautions
Advice and guidance on how to prevent falls from vehicles, includes information sheets, case studies,
The latest Vehicles e-bulletin is now available, in this issue: HSE re-running a campaign that warns about the dangers of falls from vehicles,