Long-delayed industry guidance on pallet weights for tail lift deliveries is “imminent”, the RHA revealed today (11 January). The news follows a virtual meeting between the industry working group, which put together the draft guidance, and HSE officials. “The RHA, in close collaboration with the Association of Pallet Networks, continues to work with the Health & Safety Executive on the issue of tail lift & pallet weights,” it told motortransport.co.uk. “This has been a protracted process as due to the […]
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