Highways England


Working at height involved in 11% of health and safety incidents on major public works

Heightsafe has gathered statistics from four high-profile UK public works projects. Read More

Driver safety: Reducing preventable traffic accidents

Graham Hall, European Logistics Manager at Air Products explains how new technology introduced last year has already seen the business reduce preventable traffic accidents by 23%. Read More

Motorway safety: Are smart motorways smart enough for accidents?

Police and emergency services have criticised smart motorways, despite a number of benefits, saying they do not help fulfil their duty efficiently. Read More

Motorway workers celebrate safety milestone

Motorway workers in the South East of England are celebrating the landmark of working more than 2 million hours without an accident. Read More

Tailgating: Former ‘Stig’ backs motor safety campaign

According to Highways England, one in eight of all road casualties are caused by people who drive too close to the vehicle in front, with more than 100 people killed or seriously injured each year. Read More

Driver safety eBook

Driving for work is the most dangerous activity most employees ever undertake. This eBook includes information on the danger of the roads, comparing road safety across Europe, road safety best practice and fleet risk. Read More

Highways England launches new safety awards

Nominations are now open for the Highways England Awards, which combine the previous Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards and the Supplier Recognition Scheme into a single competition Read More

Dangerous drivers putting road workers lives at risk

Highways England has released new video footage to highlight the danger reckless motorists can cause to road workers. Read More

Highways England Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards winners

A camera system that can spot road workers speeding on construction sites and road users who drive through cones has Read More

Football agent pleads guilty to death of Highways England officer

A motorist whose dangerous driving caused him to lose control of his car, resulting in the death of a highways officer, has been convicted at Carlisle Crown Court. Read More



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Forklift Trucks: Director’s Briefing

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry