Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport guidance for operators

Safer working principles and risk assessment for transport operators and organisations.

Documents

Driver access to toilet and washing facilities - a letter from Department for Transport and HSE

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This guide will help organisations, agencies and others (such as self-employed transport providers) understand how to provide safer workplaces and services for themselves, their workers and passengers across all modes of private and public transport. It outlines measures to assess and address the risks of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the transport sector across England.

Each transport provider will need to translate the principles and examples in this guidance into specific actions. It must be considered alongside legal duties and other guidance produced by the government and the relevant transport regulator for your mode. Transport providers should remain mindful of their obligations under both health and safety and employment legislation. The integrated nature of the UK’s public transport system makes it important that transport providers try to co- ordinate their planning and their actions with other providers.

DfT and HSE letter

A letter from the Department for Transport and the Health and Safety Executive about access to toilet and washing facilities for drivers making deliveries.

See also

Published 12 May 2020
Last updated 28 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added details of how people with coronavirus symptoms can arrange to have a test to see if they have COVID-19.

  2. First published.