Transport Safety

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

Train narrowly misses technicians working on tracks at Clapham Junction

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has published a safety digest into a near miss with staff that occurred at […] Read More

Gatwick Airport appoints new health and safety director

Gatwick Airport has appointed former environment, health and safety head at Centrica to new role. Lesley Hall joined the airport’s […] Read More

TUC urges “common sense” worker safety in the snow

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged bosses to let staff work from home as heavy snowfall causes disruption across […] Read More

£502k fine for Swissport after two airport incidents

Swissport GB Limited, the airport baggage and cargo handler, has been fined following two accidents at Luton Airport in 2015. […] 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

One dead after Heathrow vehicle crash

A man has died after two vehicles collided on the airfield at Heathrow Airport. Read More

Abused recycling workers to be issued with body cameras

Staff at Oxfordshire County Council’s seven household waste recycling centres are to be issued with body-worn cameras after reports of workers being threatened by members of the public. Read More

£350k in fines for multiple failings in workplace transport case

Croydon council and a large waste company have been fined after a worker was crushed by a reversing dust cart, suffering significant injury. Read More

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