Coronavirus advice (COVID-19)

Lorry drivers have a difficult task ahead as the haulage industry is needed to ensure goods are kept moving around the supply chain, If you are a driver that does not drive the same vehicle every day you will need to protect yourself.

  • Clean the cab area fully before starting out on your journey
  • Concentrate on key areas Steering Wheel, Gear lever, Parking brake lever and door handles.
  • Wear gloves whenever possible.
  • Wash hands throughout your shift.
  • Do not go within 2 meters proximity of other people.
  • Avoid direct contact such as shaking hands with customers.
  • Sanitise your gloves regularly.
  • Avoid touching your face and eating until your hands have been thoroughly washed.

What do I do if I have Coronavirus Symptoms?

If you get symptoms of Coronavirus you need to follow the latest Government guidelines by visiting www.nhs.uk.

Delivery procedures (COVID-19)

Where the supplier offloads the product;

  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver calls to confirm arrival and is directed into yard.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver removes keys from ignition leaving in view on dashboard.
  • S Porretta & Sons driver puts on mask before leaving cab.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver gets the load ready for off load.
  • All maintain 2m (3 steps) distance from each other.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver returns to cab and stays there until off load complete.
  • Customer employee receiving goods provides their name for the S Porretta & Sons Ltd  driver to use when completing their paperwork.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver leaves the site.

Delivery procedures (COVID-19)

Where we offload / assist the offloading of the product;

  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver calls to confirm arrival and is directed into yard.
  • If possible, S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver removes keys from ignition leaving in view on dashboard.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver puts on mask before leaving cab.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver effects the unloading activity either on their own or, if the nature of the load demands more than one person to offload, whilst maintaining 2m (3 steps) distance from any other person involved.
  • Customer employee receiving goods provides their name for the S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver to use when completing their paperwork.
  • S Porretta & Sons Ltd driver leaves the site.

What do I do if I have Coronavirus Symptoms?

If you get symptoms of Coronavirus you need to follow the latest Government guidelines by visiting www.nhs.uk.

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