transport safety


A Christmas tipple too far? The law on workplace drinking

As the festive season begins, it is important to assess your legal responsibility for ensuring staff are not over the alcohol limit while at work. Read More

Increasing awareness as a key to understanding driver safety

Every year, there are thousands of road accidents in the UK, causing property damage, harm to pedestrians and drivers, and even death. In fact, in 2016, there were over 180,000 road accidents in Britain, and nearly 1,800 of those were fatal. Read More

Security guard killed after being dragged under HGV

Associated British Ports, DFDS Seaways PLC and ICTS (UK) Ltd have been fined after a security guard was fatally injured when he was struck by an articulated vehicle. Read More

Drunk Japan Airlines pilot jailed for 10 months

A co-pilot has been jailed for 10 months after attempting to fly a plane when he was nine times over the legal alcohol limit. Read More

Forklift safety: Agency worker was run over by forklift truck

The company failed to ensure agency workers had been suitably inducted before being allowed to work in an area where forklift trucks were operating. Read More

£2.3m fine for Stagecoach group company in bus crash case

A bus company that ignored warnings about a driver who crashed into a supermarket, killing two people, has been fined £2.3m. Midland Red (South) Ltd admitted health and safety breaches after Kailash Chander accelerated into a Sainsbury's store in Coventry. Read More

£1.5m fine after Tuffnells Parcels Express worker is crushed in ‘wholly avoidable incident’

A logistics company has been fined after a worker died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle. Read More

Transport safety: the power of social media and video analytics

Social media data could play a critical role in keeping transport networks safe. Read More

Uber announces raft of driver and user safety changes

Uber has introduced new safety rules a day after Transport for London announced plans for new controls on private hire firms. Read More

Union threatens strike action over health and safety cuts

A railway workers’ union has threaten strike action after it claimed cutbacks by Abellio ScotRail have left its railway stations without a health and safety department. Read More



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Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

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