Warehousing Safety

Top Five Safety Issues to Address in Warehousing Environment

  1. Controlling Vehicle movement
  2. Managing Pedestrian - Vehicle Interface
  3. Loading/Unloading Vehicles
  4. Preventing Falls from Vehicles/Equipment
  5. Preventing Slips, trips and falls

Warehouse Pallet Truck

Common Questions on Warehousing Safety

  1. How many people are injured in Transport & Storage sector each year?
  2. How do you do a Forklift Truck Safety Check?
  3. Where can I find information on vehicle checks?

What's new

  1. The HSA have developed customised statistics dashboards on death and injury for each sector. Detailing injury types and days lost from work. Click here Injury Details for Transport & Storage Sector[NACE H] .
  2. The HSA have developed a Forklift pre-use poster and checklist. Click here to access FREE downloadable version.
  3. Information on vehicle safety checks can be found here

Useful Websites

  1. For more information on Safety and Health of Transport workers go to the report from the European Safety Agency entitled OSH in figures: Occupational safety and health in the transport sector — an overview.
  2. Safety in Warehousing (HSE UK)
  3. All Ireland Warehousing Association.