Freight News, Road

IRU publishes safety guidelines

[ February 10, 2017   //   ]

The IRU has published new international guidelines to reduce the number of people injured and to minimise transport disruptions resulting from load related incidents in the workplace and on the road. “Safe and Efficient Goods Reception for Road Freight” sets out standards on safe loading and unloading practices, the guidelines will promote safety and encourage sustainable improvements in transport operations. They provide practical examples and supporting graphics depicting good practice arrangements that address the different aspects involved in the design, operation and maintenance of goods reception areas.