Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Load security is covered specifically by Road Traffic legislation, which requires that loads carried by vehicles must be properly secured at all times. It is an offence for a vehicle to be overloaded or to discharge material onto the public road.
Occupational Health and Safety legislation is also applicable to load security. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005):
A Short Guide to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (347Kb)
Guide to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (870Kb)
General Application Regulations 2007 Publications