The 2019 RoSPA Scotland Conference is fast approaching. The event is a unique opportunity to hear from experts as they discuss key issues through a range of updates, case studies and interactive sessions. This year’s conference marks the 25th anniversary of the event and is at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, so make... Continue Reading →
In the second part of RoSPA Fleet Safety Consultant John Greenhough's recent article in Health and Safety at Work, he delves into the law and your responsibilities as a fleet manager... Nottingham County Council was fined £1million, plus costs in excess of £10,000, following a guilty plea of breaching the Health and Safety at Work... Continue Reading →
The below artice is an extract from the latest issue of Health and Safety at Work magazine and is written by RoSPA Fleet Safety Consultant John Greenhough... ‘I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who’ (Rudyard Kipling ‘The... Continue Reading →
In October 2004, we teamed up with TV host Noel Edmonds and the Department for Transport, to launch the ‘Meeting without Moving Foundation’. Edmonds, who had long been a big fan of the use of remote communications in his business ventures, called on the meetings industry to recognise that unnecessary travel was costly, irresponsible, undesirable... Continue Reading →
Part 2: Cyclists As a cyclist it’s easy to feel like you’re being sinned against. You’ve got to get to work by 9, you’ve got an important delivery to make or maybe you just want to get home to your family. The last thing you want is inconsiderate motorists hindering your progress and potentially causing... Continue Reading →
Throughout 2019, we'll be blogging with quick and easy tips for everyone who drives for work. Helping you and your fleet stay safe on the roads. First up, we've got a two part look at how both cyclists and drivers can share the road safely... Part one: Drivers You encounter them on most of your... Continue Reading →
The idea that ‘accidents don’t have to happen’ underpins all of our work, none more so than fleet safety. It’s estimated that 95% of road accidents are due to human error. Some of these are due to faulty mechanics, but the overwhelming majority are down to the driver.
Driving requires your full concentration all of the time. Trying to do something else while driving will distract you, slow your reactions and make a crash more likely. So what are the main distractions we encounter when behind the wheel and how can you steer clear of them… Mobile Phones Using a handheld or... Continue Reading →