Safety and Operational Standards

P&O Ferrymasters’ records show that most accidents occur during tractor and trailer operations – preparing trailers to load, coupling/uncoupling and closing trailers once loaded.

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It is essential that all personnel working in and around these tasks have a clear knowledge and understanding of the risks involved, the safe working methods that must be adopted and the actions required if the equipment does not work as it should.

P&O Ferrymasters has produced a Haulier Handbook which lays out the operational standards and procedures it expects from its traction providers. Safe Working Procedures accompany this handbook. The haulier handbook and Safe Working Procedures can be viewed and downloaded below:-

The following Safe Working Procedures are available as individual documents:

P&O Ferrymasters also provides guidance on:-