6 August 2019
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a list of Carriage of Dangerous Goods prohibition notices issued by the police, issued by Police or Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or the Department for Transport for February 2019.
There were 115 prohibition notices issued in February 2019. The DVSA issued most of the notices with 80, and the other 35 were from the Metropolitan Police, Tri Force Specialist Operations, Thames Valley Police, Hampshire Constabulary, Cheshire Constabulary, Cleveland Police, Suffolk Constabulary, and Avon and Somerset Constabulary.
The notices were issued for many different failures including inadequate provision of fire extinguishers and lack of Instructions in Writing (IiW), as well as lack of equipment.
The list can be accessed through the HSE website.