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

ORR releases annual report on railway safety

The Official Rail and Road (ORR) has published its annual report on railway health and safety, stating three key areas that the industry must work on, over the next year. 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

Waterpark safety risks for holidaymakers

Surgeon raises concerns about shallow water safety at waterparks, as holidaymakers could be in risk of ‘life-changing’ injuries. Read More

Women in health and safety: the challenges facing design construction and operation of modern railway

Capita held a Women in Health & Safety event where different professionals from design, construction, operation and legal departments gave insights on the challenges they face. Read More

Life changing injuries due to unsafe working practice

A Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer, suffering several fractures to his lower body. Read More

Safer Highways launches industry-wide mental health survey

The inaugural Safer Highways Mental Health Summit brought together senior representatives from government, business and academia from across the national Highways sector to launch the first industry-wide ‘Thriving at Work’ Mental Health Survey. 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

‘Forklift truck injuries on the rise’

The number of serious injuries involving forklift trucks has soared by almost a third in the last year, according to one expert in the field. Read More

Elizabeth Joseph wins SHP Rising Star Transport Industry Award

The Rising Star Award for the Transport Industry category has been announced, with finalist Elizabeth Joseph taking the trophy. Read More



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