Load consignors, vehicle operators and drivers of goods vehicles are being reminded of the importance of transporting dangerous goods safely and load security ahead of a national police-led enforcement campaign that starts on 22 July 2019.
Please read eBulletin for further information - https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKHSE/bulletins/252526a
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Don't get caught out by the change in legislation regarding road tow diesel bowsers.
Thursday 9th May 2019 saw new UK law come into effect that ended a 15-year exemption for diesel bowsers that do not adhere to ADR road carriage requirements.
What does it mean to me as a contractor?
If you transport fuels in a bowser that’s classed as a tank rather than an intermediate bulk container (IBC), or it was manufactured before 10th May 2004, you will no longer be permitted to transport them on public roads without meeting the IBC standards.
Read the FISA Bulletin for more background and information.
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FISA Safety Bulletin
Quad bikes (sit-on vehicles) and all-terrain vehicles (sit-in) have been involved in many serious incidents in agriculture and forestry. Head injuries are the most common cause of death.
Ensure quad bike riders have the knowledge, skills and training necessary to operate a quad bike safely, or are closely supervised until they are assessed as competent.
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