Overview - Health and Safety Authority https://www.hsa.ie/eng/Vehicles_at_Work/Load_Securing/Overview/ 2/4 No Excuse for Unsafe Loads Unsafe loads cause accidents in the workplace and on the road. Every year loading, unloading and load shift accidents injure hundreds of people and cost businesses millions in damaged goods, damaged vehicles and lost work time. Between 2006 and 2011 there were 509 accidents that involved loading, unloading and load securing operations reported to the Health & Safety Authority. These accidents involved workers or members of the public being struck by falling objects, workers falling from vehicles or slipping and tripping in loading areas. 12 of these accidents resulted in death. The remainder of accidents resulted in injuries that led to substantial absences from work. Further Information Damage to company reputation Increased insurance premiums Result in loss of control of the vehicle May cause the vehicle to overturn rrent_vacancies/)
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