Health and Safety

Morris Leslie place the utmost importance on the health & safety of all staff, customers, visitors and others on our sites, the following measures are to help ensure we act in accordance with our company Health & Safety Policy and in compliance with Health & Safety Law.

Health and Safety

Auction sites are extremely busy places, we are committed to providing and promoting a safe and healthy environment for our employees and visitors alike, and would therefore ask that you take care when visiting and acknowledge the following rules:


  • Be aware of machinery and vehicles in operation in and around the auction site.
  • Do not attempt to operate any machinery unless you are qualified/certified or competent to do so.
  • Only auction employees may start vehicle engines or lift vehicle bonnets.
  • If you operate any machinery/vehicle you do so at your own risk, and are responsible for any damage that occurs.
  • Machines/vehicles MUST NOT be left running or left unattended at any time - please ensure the removal of keys from machines before you leave them.
  • Children are not permitted on site.
  • Any animals or pets must be restrained appropriately by a lead or other suitable restraint at all times whilst in attendance at Auction.
  • Any persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be forbidden entry to site.
  • Observe all NO SMOKING signs at all times. Smoking in designated areas only.
  • Please report and Health and Safety concerns including oils and fuel spillages immediately to a member of staff.

Collection and Delivery

  • Customers arranging delivery and collection of vehicles (including plant, machinery and HGVs) to any of our sites must ensure that the transporter used is suitable for the vehicles in order to ensure safe loading and unloading.
  • Where unsuitable transporters are supplied, Morris Leslie Ltd reserves the right to refuse permission to carry out loading or unloading.
  • Please also ensure that the staff or contractors supplied to load or unload vehicles are trained and competent to do so and are supplied with suitable high visibility clothing.
  • Vehicles that are non-runners will only be loaded/unloaded according to Morris Leslie Ltd safe procedures. It is essential that customers supplying vehicles for a sale notify Morris Leslie Ltd of any conditions that may affect the safe movement of these vehicles e.g. non-runners.
  • No unauthorised loading or unloading is permitted.
  • Please adhere to the maximum speed limit of 5 miles per hour throughout all areas of the site and be aware of pedestrians at all times.
  • Please ensure that all drivers have a copy of public liability insurance.

The above measures are to help ensure the health, safety and welfare of all staff, customers, visitors and others on our sites in accordance with our company Health and Safety Policy and in compliance with Health and Safety law.

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