SOE produces a range of technical guides to support our members and industry in their roles. These guides are free to all SOE members, or can be purchased on request.
Advice on the best practice of fitting of tyres, use of tyres and the physical condition of tyres.
A guide from the IRTE on the safe and proper use of Wheel Chocks
A further paper from the SOE focused on the safe, efficient and sustainable path towards reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Gordon J F Humphreys explains what is needed to protect an Operator's Licence.
A paper on ending carbon dioxide originated by equipment operation entering the atmosphere
How to prepare for a proper evaluation before an intervention to improve fuel economy can take place.
Best practice procedures for those who contract out the maintenance of their fleet.
Guidance for those working at locations other than their own company workshop.
Guidance for the prevention of falls and falling loads from tail lifts by members of a Tail Lift Users Group.
Assistance for vehicle operators and managers to improve vehicle maintenance controls and standards.
Guidance on vehicle maintenance controls and standards for passenger carrying vehicles.
Assists those who control site where coupling and uncoupling is undertaken with the aim of reducing the likelihood of a runaway/rollaway incident.
Procedures to prevent the occurance of incidents involving tipping vehicles, and the laws surrounding these.
Basic information as to the legal responsibilities of tail lift operators, including current legislation at the time of publication.
A summary of the relevant information in tail lift regulations.
Building back better, supporting green jobs, and accelerating our path to net zero.
FREE GUIDE - Guidance for the industry standard of tipper tilt testing and the safe use of tippers on uneven surfaces.
Advice on best practice principles to avoid vehicle roll-over.
Advice on best practice guidlines for preventing wheel loss, and understanding why they become detached.