Regs for Carriage of Goods by Road

Roads are the main method of transporting freight within the United Kingdom. According to the Department for Transport, 79% of all goods in the United Kingdom were moved by road in 2018.

Objectives of this Module

There are quite a few requirements for all employers and
employees to comply with, if working in the transport industry in
the UK or Europe, some of these are as follows:
• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
• The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
• The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
• The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous
Occurrences Regulations 1995
• The Working Time Regulations 1998 (as amended)
This list is not complete, and it is important to have an
understanding of the regulations that may affect your day-to-day

To Understand
• Types of operator’s licence
• Operating centre requirements
• Maintenance and insurance requirements
• Penalties for infringements
• Audits
• Transporting to Europe
• Dangerous goods

Course Contents

  • Operator’s Licence

  • Compliance Audits

  • Transporting goods to Europe

  • Personal Documents – International Travel

  • Dangerous Goods

  • Answers

  • Feedback

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