January 30, 2014
Physical hazards
What is it?

A leaflet describing common risks, practical controls and improvements for safer road haulage, with organizational advice, a Workplace Transport Checklist, legal advice and sources of further information.

Who is it for?

Employers in haulage and distribution, especially those running small or medium-sized businesses (SME).

What is the benefit?

This leaflet gives information on causes of accidents, suggests practical improvements, and links to other sources of (legal) information.

Health and safety leaflet for road haulage

Getting Started

  • Assign one dedicated employee in the company to carry out risk assessments
  • Provide all haulage workers with the checklist in a team meeting
  • Have the assigned employee manage progress on safe working practice