What it contains
The safety of truck drivers, mechanical repairers and other road users is a key concern for workplaces when a truck needs roadside repairs. This document outlines the occupational health and safety and road safety legal requirements of employers to create safe systems of work.
- how risk assessment can ensure the safety of truck drivers and mechanics at the roadside, as well as passing traffic
- ways to prepare for a roadside emergency
- what to consider during the breakdown, like where the truck will stop and how it will be positioned
- safety and traffic management during emergency roadside repairs