Workplace transport in ports and docks

Every year accidents involving transport result in people being killed or seriously injured. People fall off vehicles, or are struck or crushed by them. Many different people drive in docks – this includes drivers from a number of different employers and members of the public. Not all of these drivers will be familiar with the dock environment.

Typical workplace transport hazards in ports

Which laws apply?

Further information

DfT/DVLA - At a glance guide to the current medical standards of fitness to drive

Port Skills and Safety website for guidance on:

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Updated 2022-06-28