Transport Safety

Working at the car wash

Adam Gomes CMIOSH outlines some of some of the issues small businesses and temporary summer ventures may overlook, after observing some bad practice at his local hand car wash. Read More

Rise in workplace deaths revealed

Annual figures for work-related injuries for 2017/18, released today by the HSE, reveal that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018 (a rate of 0.45 per 100,000 workers). Read More

Kier convicted following severe injury at concrete block building site

Kier Infrastructure pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety legislation following an incident which left a worker with life-changing injuries. Read More

Transport safety: the power of social media and video analytics

Social media data could play a critical role in keeping transport networks safe. Read More

£730k fine for vehicle/pedestrian failures

A timber yard has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were struck by a side loader lift truck. Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More

London’s Air Ambulance and its operational challenges

London’s Air Ambulance is a charity which, in its 29-year history, has treated over 38,000 patients who have been the victims of some of London’s most serious incidents and accidents. Read More

Managing risk on the road and advice for handling inquests

Insurance risk and commercial law firm BLM Law with be taking to the stage at next week's Safety & Health Expo in two seminars, focusing on driving offence advice for fleets and the lessons to be learned from inquests. Read More

Learner drivers to have motorway lessons in a bid to increase road safety

As of Monday, June 4, learner divers in England, Wales and Scotland are allowed to have driving lessons on the motorway. Read More

Worker run over by road roller

A road resurfacing company has been fined £15,400 after an employee was run over by a road roller. Read More

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