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This guide provides advice for employers on what they need to do to comply with the law and reduce risk. It will also be useful for managers, supervisors, employees and their safety representatives, as well as contractors, vehicle operators and other organisations concerned with workplace transport safety.

Health and Safety Executive

A guide to workplace transport safety (HSG136)

This introductory guide provides simple advice, based on the HSE’s approach of ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’, and signposts you to more detailed guidance. It is designed for organisations that may not have considered this issue previously and are unsure how to start.

RoSPA

An Introduction to Managing Occupational Road Risk

The Highways England Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Team is collaborating on a range of initiatives to improve safety for drivers and operators of commercial vehicles as well as other road users.

Highways England

Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Case Studies

An introduction to Highways England’s Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Programme including initiatives aimed at tackling the main causes of incidents involving commercial vehicles.

Highways England

Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Programme

Employers have a duty to consult with their employees, or their representatives, on health and safety matters. This leaflet is aimed at employers and discusses what they need to do to ensure they are complying with the law.

Health and Safety Executive

Consulting employees on health and safety: A brief guide to the law (INDG232)

The impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses will take a while to be fully realised. Our new Fleet Safety Guide distils the key issues and provides advice from our experts on how to deal with them effectively as the lockdown continues to ease.

IAM RoadSmart

COVID-19: Driving business back to work – safely and profitably

Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities. You need to manage the risks to drivers as part of your health and safety arrangements. This leaflet suggests ways you can do this.

Health and Safety Executive

Driving for Work: Managing work-related road safety (INDG382)

Who can drive a van, the speed limits and weight limits that apply, and rules on loading, drivers' hours and maintenance.

DVSA

Guidance: Driving a van

Traffic Commissioner Sarah Bell talks to David Williams about why a breakdown in trust between fleet operator and traffic commissioner could severely disrupt your ability to do business.

Office of the Traffic Commissioners

How safe is your ‘O’ Licence?

This leaflet is for those who need to put in place or oversee their organisation’s health and safety arrangements. It’s a brief guide to help you comply with the law, and summarises the more detailed guidance in Managing for health and safety (HSG65)

Health and Safety Executive

Plan, Do, Check, Act (INDG275)

Employers and fleet operators across the country, whose commercial vehicles are defective, or whose drivers break the law, are now coming under closer scrutiny

Driving for Better Business

The landscape is changing around compliance

Many in the transport and driver risk management arena believed the Corporate Manslaughter Act would make it easier to hold organisations to account for the wellbeing and safety of those engaged in driving for work. The reality has been somewhat different.

IAM RoadSmart

White Paper: The Corporate Manslaughter Act, ten years on

This guidance has been produced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to help people involved in workplace transport reduce the chances of accidents happening. It is mainly aimed at managers but operators and their safety representatives will also find it useful.

Health and Safety Executive

Workplace transport safety: A brief guide (INDG199)
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