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Vehicles In Around The Warehouse

Overview

Vehicles at work are a major cause of warehouse injury and fatality, with over 5000 transport accidents reported each year.

In this module, we'll look at the importance of driver safety, how to prevent vehicle related incidents and how to manage the risks. Furthermore, we'll look at the legal requirements in relation to vehicles in the warehouse and what employers and employees must do to comply.

Top Tips

  • Where possible, separate pedestrians from vehicles and traffic routes.
  • Devise one-way traffic systems, avoiding the creation of sharp corners, steep slopes and blind spots
  • Never move vehicles until the load is secure and it's safe to depart