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How much do you really know about the speed limits on our roads? Our latest safety quiz looks at this important issue and tests your knowledge of this vital area of road safety.

Good luck, and make sure you share this with your colleagues to find out how much they know too!

Speed quiz

 

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Things are hotting up outside, so it’s important to stay cool whilst inside your car.

Our indispensable summer driving tips will give you some key advice to help keep you safe on the road throughout the Summer months.

 

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Our essential manual handling infographic is packed full of top tips to help ensure you and your colleagues stay safe when lifting objects.  So if your job requires any manual handling activity, there’s something here for you…

tc3110-infographic-tips-for-manual-handling-v3You can see our full range of people handling courses HERE

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PoliceAccording to the HSE, driving a vehicle for work related activities is the single most dangerous task that most of us will do on a daily basis. Of course, these are comparative levels of risk. If your job involves deep sea fishing or climbing up trees with chainsaws buzzing away, well that’s obviously pretty risky! For most of us however, jumping in a car, van, bus or truck and making that work related trip is pretty much the most dangerous part of our day. But what can you do to mitigate the risk – both to your employees and your organisation? Read on to find out…

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family2Novelty socks, kitsch ceramic mugs, yet another new pair of slippers – most years, Father’s Day can end up feeling more like Groundhog Day. This year, however, we’d like you to put the cards aside for a moment and instead spare a thought for some of the dads who went off to work one morning and didn’t come home. It’s a sobering thought we know, but there is hope – especially when you consider how many things you can do to ensure that neither you, nor your colleagues, become another statistic…

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cautionAsk anyone to name the most dangerous jobs they can think of, and you’ll usually be greeted with the same old answers. Racing car driver? Astronaut? Bomb disposal expert? While there’s no doubting these can be perilous ways to earn a living, health and safety statistics from the HSE suggest that some of the most dangerous jobs in Britain are far more common than you might think.

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