Priority safety and health issues in the road transport sector

Report for discussion at the Tripartite Sectoral Meeting on Safety and Health in the Road Transport Sector (Geneva, 12–16 October 2015)

This five-part report is intended to serve as a basis for discussion at the Meeting. Part 1 reviews recent developments in the road transport sector. These include modal split and fleet data and supply chain management impacts on road freight transport services. Part 2 includes employment data and covers other related features such as recruitment and retention and working time, and presents three case studies on establishing level playing fields. Parts 3 and 4 are intended to inform the Meeting of OSH risks and work-related disorders. The relevant ILO instruments and tools and suggestions relating to policy coherence and responses are discussed in Part 5.