Guides & Technical Information

On this page you will find guides related to cargo control, what to look for on equipment and safe working practices. Click on the highlighted text for downloadable documentation and further reading.



What to look out for when accessing ratchet strap assembly labels according to BS EN 12195-2 200 1


How to Load Trucks

practical guide on how to load trucks so that they are safe and compliant with the Road Haulage Association (RHA) including:

  • Regulations
  • Five Simple Rules
  • Why Loads Shift
  • Principles of Load Securing
  • Categorizing the Dangers
  • DVSA Risk Assessment
  • FAQs from RHA members


Vehicle Operator Guidance

DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency) Load Securing Vehicle Operator Guidance , basic information you should know to ensure you stay compliant.


Examination of Lifting Equipment

HSE (Health and Safety Executive) Thorough Examination  of Lifting Equipment - A Guide for Employers including information on LOLER and PUWER. If you would like hands on training hands please consult with Certex.


Lifting Equipment Guide

HSE (Health and Safety Executive) Lifting Equipment at Work a Brief Guide - a guide of lifting operations and equipment regulations. What you need as an employer to protect employees in the workplace. For thorough training of employees please contact Certex. Lifting Operation Courses - lifting & steel wire rope - Certex UK.