In an attempt to assist forklift operators and lorry drivers, VOSA, (now merged with the DSA), introduced this Load Security Matrix in July 2012. Roughly speaking it shows how close loads could or should be from the lorry's headboard depending upon the nature of the load. You can download a copy here.Disclaimer. The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.
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