10 Roadside Recovery Workers Killed Each Year

11th September 2007 | 0 Comments

Employees working on roadside recover/repair are particularly at risk from other road users, according to lawyers at Lawgistics legal team. It is estimated there could be up to 10 deaths per year for this particular activity. According to Lawgistics, employers must minimise the risks by devising safe systems of work to protect the employee(s) and the vehicle occupants; ensuring vehicles and equipment are regularly tested for safety; ensuring Personal Protective Equipment including high visibility and weatherproof clothing is issued, maintained and used; and training employees on the necessary precautions they should take.

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