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Load security

3 deaths and 160 major injuries in the 'freight by road' industry were caused by objects falling onto people in the 2009/10 work year. 740 more people received injuries severe enough to keep them off work for over three days.

Measures for reducing these accidents include;

The main UK guidance regarding the security of loads is the free Department for Transport Code of Practice: Safety of loads on vehicles.

2014-01-24