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Safe driving: loading & unloading

Loading and unloading can be dangerous. Machinery can seriously hurt people. Heavy loads, moving or overturning vehicles and working at height can all lead to injuries or death.

This guidance should be followed to help avoid problems.

Guidance

Loading and unloading areas should be:

There must be safeguards against drivers accidentally driving away too early. This does happen, and is extremely dangerous. Measures could include:

2010-03-03