HSE - Vehicles at work
Vehicles at work continue to be a major cause of fatal and major injuries. Every year there are over 5000 incidents involving transport in the workplace. About 50 of these result in people being killed. Estimates suggest that up to one-third of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is at work at the time.
To manage the risks from workplace transport effectively, you need to consider three key areas:
HSE - vehicle safety
Employers and dutyholders must make sure that vehicles used in the workplace are: safe, driven safely, and regularly maintained, repaired and inspected.
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