Just a quick post to add to the announcement from the NFU Mutual & your legal requirements. Remembering it’s irrelevant if your trailer is on or off the road. Understanding the law & your Agri trailer.
1. Section 2 of HSWA
2. Regulation 5 of PUWER
• (1) Every employer shall ensure that work equipment is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair.
• (2) Every employer shall ensure that where any machinery has a maintenance log, the log is kept up to date.
• Where safety-critical parts could fail and cause the equipment... to fail and lead to immediate or hidden potential risks, a formal system of planned preventative or condition-based maintenance is needed.