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Document ID (ISN)103445
CIS number 04-463
Year 2001
Convention or series no. Facts 18
Title Preventing road accidents involving heavy goods vehicles
Original title Forebyggelse af færdselsulykker, hvor tunge godskøretøjer er impliceret [in Danish]
Att förhindra vägtrafikolyckor med tunga fordon [in Swedish]
Ē prólēpsē tōn odikṓn atuhmátōn pou prokaloúntai me summetohḗ tōn baréōn fortēgṓn ohmátōn [in Greek]
Prevención de accidentes de carretera en los que estén implicados vehículos pesados de mercancías [in Spanish]
Raskeveomasinatega maanteeõnnetuste ärahoidmine [in Estonian]
Kuorma-auto-onnettomuuksien torjunta [in Finnish]
Prévenir les accidents de la route impliquant des poids lourds [in French]
Prevenire gli incidenti stradali in cui sono coinvolti veicoli pesanti [in Italian]
Nelaimingų atsitikimų darbe, susijusių su transporto priemonėmis, prevencija [in Lithuanian]
Voorkoming van verkeersongevallen met vrachtwagens [in Dutch]
Zapobieganie wypadkom drogowym z udziałem ciężarówek [in Polish]
Prevenção dos acidentes rodoviários com veículos pesados de mercadorias [in Portuguese]
Prevencia dopravných nehôd s vozidlami s t'ažkými nákladmi [in Slovak]
Preprečevanje prometnih nesreč s težkimi tovornimi vozili [in Slovenian]
Vermeidung von Unfällen mit Lastkraftwagen [in German]
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, http://osha.eu.int, 2001. 2p. Illus. 3 ref.
Internet access http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/en/FACTSN18-EN.pdf [in English]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/fr/FACTSN18-FR.pdf [in French]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/da/FACTSN18-DA.pdf [in Danish]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/de/FACTSN18-DE.pdf [in German]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/et/facts18_et.pdf [in Estonian]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/el/FACTSN18-GR.pdf [in Greek]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/it/FACTSN18-IT.pdf [in Italian]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/lt/faktai18.pdf [in Lithuanian]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/nl/FACTSN18-NL.pdf [in Dutch]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/pl/Fakty_18_PL.pdf [in Polish]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/pt/FACTSN18-PT.pdf [in Portuguese]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/sk/Fact18_SK.pdf [in Slovak]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/sl/FACTS18_SL.pdf [in Slovenian]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/fi/FACTSN18-FI.pdf [in Finnish]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/sv/FACTSN18-SV.pdf [in Swedish]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/18/es/FACTSN18-ES.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Road safety is a priority for the European Union's transport policy. Although it is a shared responsibility between public authorities, enterprises and the general public, enterprises and employees in the transport sector should take a leading role. This fact sheet outlines some basic good practice principles for the road transport sector. Topics covered: safety aspects of road transportoperations; promotion of road safety in business relations; partnership with local authorities; professional driving and safety; employers' good practice checklist; drivers' good practice checklist.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; European Union; road transport; trucks; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; data sheet; safe working methods; drivers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials