Transport Safety


Croydon tram crash: Passengers accidentally killed, jury concludes

The inquests into deaths of the seven people who were killed in the Croydon tram crash in November 2016 has opened. Read More

Worker safety remains a ‘top priority’, according to ORR’s annual health and safety report

The Office of Rail and Road has released its annual health and safety report and findings suggest that the whole industry reacted quickly to the challenges posed by the pandemic. Read More

£1.8m fine for British Airways PLC after employee sustained serious crush injuries

British Airways Plc has been fined following a vehicle collision at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport. Read More

Getting the UK’s rail operations back on track

As the UK continues to ease out of the third national lockdown – with people beginning to return to the workplace and a gradual lifting of leisure-related restrictions – rail operators are preparing for an increase in passenger footfall... Read More

Top 10 driving stresses revealed as traffic gets heavier

The top 10 driving stresses facing drivers as roads return to normal have been revealed, with the return of traffic jams now causing the most agitation behind the wheel. Read More

Tip-overs: #1 killer of forklift truck operators

According to OSHA, tipping accidents are biggest single cause of fatalities among forklift operators. In almost every case, the driver was ‘mousetrapped’ between the truck’s overhead guard and the ground. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution sets out the causes and what you can do to prevent it happening to your operators. Read More

Worker suffered life changing injuries in forklift truck incident

Kepak Group Limited (formally 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited), has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following a workplace transport incident. Read More

Legionella roles and responsibilities on the railways

Paul Sear, National Technical Manager within SOCOTEC’s Water Hygiene team, explores the role that rail organisations must play with regards to Legionella management and the various responsibilities that this entails. Read More

How to prevent slow speed manoeuvring incidents

Mark Pawsey, UKI Distribution Manager at Air Products, discusses why incidents that occur at slow speeds can be just as dangerous as those at speed and explains the measures that Air Products has taken to introduce a preventative approach. Read More

‘Drowning accounts for 7% of all injury-related deaths’

The World Health Organization has issued a factsheet about drowning, which highlights that it is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths. Read More



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