Work Related Vehicles

  • 2017

    Safe Load Securing of Site Cabins and Prefabs Information Sheet

    Due to their size, weight and configuration, consignments of site cabins and prefabricated accommodation units are high-risk loads.

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  • 2017

    Safe Load Securing of Round Timber Information Sheet

    Round timber is a ‘live’ commodity, which can lead to independent movement of parts of the load if the restraint used is not adequate.

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  • 2017

    Safe Load Securing on Curtain-sided Vehicles Information Sheet

    Load shifts can damage the goods you’re carrying, along with your vehicle, and put your life and other people’s lives at risk.

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  • 2016

    Managing Driving for Work Information Sheet

    This Information sheet will help you learn about the relevant legislation, duties of employers, and how to implement a safe systems approach to managing driving for work.

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  • 2016

    Code of Practice - For Contractors with Three or Less Employees Working on Roads

    This is a Code of Practice aimed at Contractors involved in Roadwork and Road Maintenance activities where three or less persons are employed. The aim of this Code of Practice is to improve the level of safety and health among small-scale employers and contractors (employing up to three employees) engaging in road works. It will help you put a Safety Statement in place covering you and your employees and will guide you on how to plan and work safely on site. Operational from August 8th 2016.

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  • 2016

    Watch Your Step - Preventing Vehicle Related Slips, Trips and Falls Information Sheet

    This information sheet will help you understand the causes of vehicle STFs and what you can do to prevent them.

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  • 2016

    Manual Handling Risk Reduction for the Transport and Logistics Sector

    This information sheet highlights the physical risks associated with manual handling in the transport and logistics sector. Examples of risk reduction measures that could be considered appropriate in different workplace settings are illustrated, but is by no means an exhaustive list of possible solutions.

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  • 2016

    Safe Load Securing of Precast Concrete Loads

    The Health & Safety Authority working in partnership with An Garda Siochana and the Road Safety Authority has developed this series of Load Safety information sheets, dealing with high-risk loads. Precast Concrete products are high-risk loads and the consequences of load shift can be extremely serious. Loads that are not firmly anchored to the load bed may shift during transport. This can make them unsafe.

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  • 2016

    Safe Load Securing of Structural Steel Loads

    The Health & Safety Authority working in partnership with An Garda Siochana and the Road Safety Authority has developed this series of Load Safety information sheets, dealing with high-risk loads. Steel is a high-density; high-risk load and the consequences of load shift can be extremely serious. Loads that are not firmly anchored to the load bed can shift during transport. This can make them unsafe.

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  • 2016

    Safe Load Securing of Plant and Machinery

    The Health & Safety Authority working in partnership with An Garda Siochana and the Road Safety Authority has developed this series of Load Safety information sheets, dealing with high-risk loads. Due to their size and weight, plant and machinery are considered to be high-risk loads where the consequences of load shift or load shed can be extremely serious.

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