transport safety


Network Rail has paid out £1m for slips, trips and falls in the past five years

In the past five financial years, Network Rail has out paid a total of £1m for slips, trips and falls across UK stations. Read More

Preparing for the future: Road safety and occupational health in the era of autonomous cars

Giles Kirkland addresses the responsibility and decision-making capacities of Artificial Intelligence, lack of the human factor, automated traffic and whether road regulations are adjusted to self-driving vehicles. Read More

Rail firm fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has been fined £1 million, following the death of a man on the Gatwick Express. Read More

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



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