transport safety


Face coverings now mandatory on public transport

From 15 June, face coverings are required while using public transport in England. Read More

Coronavirus: ‘Safety is going to help the recovery of the aviation sector’

SHP talks to Amanda Owen, Safety, Health and Wellbeing Director at Heathrow Airport to learn about some of the practical and innovative solutions being implemented to eliminate and reduce risks, and to ensure passengers feel confident to fly again when the current coronavirus controls are lifted. Read More

Forklift safety law and you

Overwhelmed by forklift safety regulations? Forklift training provider Mentor offers an easy guide to key legislation to help employers, operators and managers meet their legal responsibilities. Read More

Coach company fined after worker crushed underneath bus

A Lancashire man has been sentenced after a father-of-three was fatally crushed while working underneath a double decker bus. 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

Uber loses licence to operate in London due to ‘several breaches that placed passengers and their safety at risk’

Transport for London (TfL) has refused to grant Uber a new licence, meaning it will no longer be able to operate in London, following the latest application phase. Read More

Road Safety Week: Mates in Mind says suicide rate in transport sector is ‘above average’

Mates in Mind is campaigning for transport and logistics organisations to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces. Read More

Croydon tram crash: Driver will not face prosecution

The driver of a tram that crashed in Croydon and killed seven people will not face prosecution for manslaughter. Read More

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



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