Transport Safety


Protecting your drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic

This webinar discusses the unprecedented risks currently faced by at-work drivers and recommends the steps you can take to help keep your at-work drivers safe and healthy during this time. 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

‘Transport Toolkit’ launched for businesses and fleet operators to address clarity on driving for work during COVID-19 pandemic

A series of videos and online resources will help fleet operators and business owners meet the significant challenges presented by the current disruption caused by COVID-19. Read More

Signal passed at danger near Loughborough

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) is undertaking an investigation into a signal being passed at danger (red) near Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 26 March 2020. Read More

Coronavirus: New London bus safety measures after nine worker deaths

Passengers using some London buses will only be able to board through the middle doors as part of increased efforts to protect drivers. Read More

Solving the commute challenge to help you re-open safely

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on transportation around the world and the fallout has affected each and every one of us. There is no question that on a global scale, one of the biggest potential hotspots for the transmission of COVID-19 is public transport. Read More

Calls for greater focus on driver eyesight tests

Licence Bureau has backed a call to make regular eye tests mandatory, as data revealed 134 drivers a week have their driving licence revoked for not meeting the minimum eyesight requirements. Read More

The Importance of legionella record keeping and monitoring on the railway

You have undertaken your Legionella risk assessment and it is has identified all of the foreseeable risks posed by Legionella in your buildings, carriage wash plant and on board your trains. So, what do you need to do next? Read More

Two workers died after insufficient rest

Two men died in a road traffic accident as a result of their employer, Renown Consultants Limited, failing to ensure that they were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely. Read More

Proactivity in driver safety

Nowadays, detailed health and safety policies come with the territory for anyone who drives for work. Companies will instruct their drivers in vehicle maintenance, driving style, designated breaks and lone working before sending them out onto the road. With hundreds or even of thousands of hours racked up every week by organisations with large fleets, this is a natural and necessary step. However, it’s also only a first one Read More



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