A and D Group

A and D Group

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Vehicle and staff safety is your responsibility, you need to show your commitment to the welfare of your employees. We’ve already discussed the importance of risk assessments, daily car and van checks and preventative maintenance inspections in our blog ‘how to protect your vehicles and your business’.  This blog shares the steps you need to take to ensure your employees are fit to drive, and aware of their responsibilities when it comes to fleet safety.   As a business owner you need to [...]

As a business owner or fleet manager it is essential that you are aware of (and take steps to eliminate) the hazards and risks in a workplace. If you are considering introducing new vehicles your Health and Safety requirements should be identified before any changes are made. You must also ensure that you are up to date regarding any legislations that apply to your employees (e.g. regarding smoking in vehicles). The importance of a risk assessments: A risk assessment is the careful exam [...]

Vehicles at work continue to be a major cause of fatal and serious injuries. Every year there are over 5000 incidents involving transport in the workplace. About 50 of these result in people being killed. Estimates suggest that up to 1/3 of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is at work at the time (Health & safety Executive). As an employer you need to take responsibility. You have a duty under health and safety law to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the hea [...]

 
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