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22 September 2020

Many people have spent the last few months concerned about COVID-19 and how it could affect their life, from their health to their employment.

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02 September 2020

Research carried out by the HSE estimated the human and economic cost of “falls from commercial vehicle” incidents in the UK over a one-year period was in excess of £36.5 million. A sizeable proportion of these are falls from tail-lifts.

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01 September 2020

SMART BUS company, Zeelo, has launched a flexible peak service to help distribution centres, warehouses and logistics parks deal with peak periods. The service will include flexible contract arrangements, massive fleet scale, smart routing, and daily reporting on rider numbers.

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19 August 2020

Work equipment used for heavy-duty operations may require more frequent Thorough Examinations than owners think, warns CFTS.

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14 July 2020

A transportation vehicle is a ‘place of work’ and potentially can be more dangerous than some other working environments.

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19 August 2020

2ExcelLogistics has achieved completion on a Thorworld Industries modular loading dock installation in challenging times, with all teams involved working compliantly to meet social distancing guidelines.

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24 June 2020

In these times of COVID-19, Worker Emergency ID is more important than ever. For the price of a cup of coffee, you too can help protect your team and improve risk management in the workplace.

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15 June 2020

Apex Dynamics, a leading supplier of high-precision gearboxes to the food, packaging and automation sectors, is urging customers to be on their guard against a wave of counterfeit products that have infiltrated the UK market in the last 12 months.

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25 March 2020

The safety marker Sentry Bollard from Leafield Environmental is claimed to make a positive contribution to traffic safety.

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13 February 2020

With the completion of the acquisition of Pointer/Cellocator and CarrierWeb, as well as Keytroller two years ago, I.D. Systems is now called Powerfleet.

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13 February 2020

The Powerlux and Hyperlux ranges are a superior interior commercial vehicle led lighting solution specifically designed for vans, trucks and trailers.

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18 December 2019

Easy to use and applicable on a wide range of industrial vehicles, the BatteryBlock Power Connector Lockout from Brady is a great addition to your maintenance safety tool kit.

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09 December 2019

Industrial maintenance provider, Altrad Services UK, is reaping the benefits of deploying Trakm8 telematics across part of its fleet.

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10 December 2019

The AFI group of companies has announced its inhouse delivery fleet is Ultra Low Emission ready across the UK

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09 December 2019

Ezitracker, part of HAS Technology Group, has formed a strategic partnership with UTS Fleet, a camera, software and tracking specialist for business fleets. The move is set to deliver end-to-end visibility of remote workforces, whilst they work and travel between jobs.

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09 December 2019

VPS Highway Solutions has developed an integrated safety solution for highway maintenance personnel and roadworkers.

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05 December 2019

On commercial delivery trucks and trailers, if the overhead lighting doesn’t clearly illuminate the tail-lift platform and the working area at the rear of the vehicle, accidents can happen, explains Labcraft.

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15 January 2020

The solar/battery gate system developed by Dofygate now has an improved range of opening options and an updated stand.

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05 December 2019

Labcraft's Scenelite range of exterior vehicle lights now includes ‘fit & forget’ solutions designed specifically for the ambulance market.

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23 October 2019

I.D. Systems, provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things technology, has received initial orders from Jungheinrich after successfully delivering on all development milestones.

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FEATURES

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17 March 2020

The latest scientific research highlights the dangers of touchscreen technology, and Tony Greenidge explores if this is to blame for road safety's lack of progress.

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13 March 2018

HSM takes a look at how new technologies combined with risk assessment and training are helping to keep fleets and drivers safe

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01 November 2017

Being a proficient, professional LGV driver is about more than the skills learned to handle the vehicle safely and efficiently on the road. It is also about being an ambassador for the company and the brand. According to RTITB, the largest Driver CPC Consortium in the UK and Ireland, more businesses, particularly well-known brands in the logistics and retail sector, are seeing the benefits of training their LGV drivers in professional conduct.

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01 November 2017

Employers have a number of responsibilities for staff who drive for business. Chris Shaw speaks to David Richards, head of marketing at DriveTech, to discuss what these responsibilities are and the implications of ignoring them.

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17 April 2017

HGV driver safety is multi-faceted, focusing on issues as diverse as load stability and driver concentration. Technology can help but there is the danger of over-reliance, while the focus must also be on people and work culture. 

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03 November 2016

Fleet managers are being bombarded with so many different messages about how to make their fleets and drivers safer that it is causing confusion in the marketplace, according to Chris Horbowyj of GreenRoad Technologies.

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26 October 2016

The issues facing international freight haulers are getting worse by the day. While measures such as the ‘big wall’ are being put in place, the understandably desperate attempts by the 10,000 or so migrants in Calais to enter the UK are unlikely to go away. HSM asks David Thompson, managing partner at Moore Blatch Solicitors where this situation leaves directors with regards to the duty they owe their drivers.

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19 September 2016

New research reveals that 45% of van drivers knowingly overload their vehicles, while nearly half of businesses don’t monitor gross vehicle weights. Road safety, fines and maintenance issues are the heavy cost of overloading to UK businesses but Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has some advice on the dangers of overloading vehicles.

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07 October 2016

Over 500 people are injured on the UK’s roads every year and it’s thought that approximately one third of these involve someone driving on business. In addition, millions of vehicles being driven for work are involved in collisions that cause damage to the vehicle or property. But how much of this is avoidable?

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07 April 2016

Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances at Specsavers Corporate Eyecare, explores driver eyecare the power of the employer.

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12 October 2015

Even if you have just one employee driving a vehicle on company time for business use, as a responsible employer you have Duty of Care and legal obligations. Carlos Montero, FleetEurope’s commercial director, outlines his simple approach for staying compliant and, importantly, legal for both company car and grey fleet drivers.

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12 October 2015

Laura Nelson, managing director, RTITB (formerly the Road Transport Industry Training Board), explains why in-cab technology is no replacement for LGV Driver Training and how the two should be used to complement each other.

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02 June 2015

Selwyn Cooper, head of business sales, Volvo Car UK, looks at how companies can seek to offset the risks associated with employees driving for business.

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09 September 2019

Former police officer turned road safety expert and Cardinus advanced driving instructor John Davidge reveals the best way to break the bad habits of business drivers.

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07 October 2013

Drug driving legislation introduced earlier this year and expected to come into force in 2014, allows police officers to perform a roadside saliva based drug test if they suspect a person’s driving has been influenced by drugs. Mark Burrup explains the implications for employers.

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23 January 2013

The introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter Act has prompted organisations to take a closer look at how they manage work related road risk with managing "grey fleets"– the use of personal cars for business trips – presenting a particular challenge. Nick Mills offers some advice on creating a Work Related Road Safety Policy (WRRS)...

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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11 July 2016

We offer a complete solution to help you manage all elements of Display Screen Equipment compliance programme across your organisation.

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01 April 2016

The Micro iFlex Barrier protects from light duty, low level impacts from hand powered machinery.

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06 January 2015

Our industry renowned lone worker solutions safeguard the welfare of your lone workers, and offers assistance for Health & Safety legislation.

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09 February 2016

Large goal post barrier designed to protect doorways from impacts.

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11 July 2016

Our online driver training e-learning software Safe Driving Plus was made to help fleet drivers stay safe on the road, as well as offering driver risk assessment and other key training to reduce fleet risk.

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11 July 2016

Regular property insurance valuations are vital to avoid the consequences of underinsurance should the worst happen. Make sure you’re covered with our expert, independent valuations.

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01 April 2016

The RackGuard fixes to leg racking and offers unbeatable protection and reinforcement for these vital structures.

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04 April 2016

Pedestrian +3 iFlex Barrier will segregate pedestrians from work vehicles and clearly define walkways from traffic routes.

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11 July 2016

We provide fire safety risk assessments to commercial or residential properties. Cardinus are one of the few companies that have BAFE Gold SP205 certification for fire safety risk assessments, giving you the reassurance you need when protecting lives and property.

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11 July 2016

Our on-site or public DSE assessor training courses will give you the expertise to start carrying out DSE risk assessments for your organisation.

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11 July 2016

We offer flexible health and safety consultancy from a team of highly qualified and experienced safety professionals to help your organisation manage health and safety more effectively.

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01 April 2016

Extremely strong product for high intensity impact areas, offering protection and segregation.

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11 July 2016

Healthy Working, the world’s leading DSE training e-learning and risk assessment software, developed through a unique partnership between Cardinus and the Health & Safety Laboratory.

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04 April 2016

Traffic Double-Rail iFlex Barriers offer robust protection and strong segregation of people and workplace vehicles.

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31 July 2013

There is always a risk associated with driving for work.

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