Getting started

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.

What to do first?

To manage the risks from workplace transport effectively, you need to consider  three key areas:

Look at the relevant sections of the Workplace Transport website for more information. HSE has also produced publications to help you decide what you need to do:

Some Dos and Don'ts



Operate vehicles unless you are authorised to do so