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Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

  HGV drivers are frequently putting lives at risk by not following basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, the Health and Safety Executive warned today. The workplace health and safety regulator urged drivers to apply parking brakes and use (or retrofit) warning alarms to avoid a repeat of an incident in January 2015

HGV crushes worker to death

HGV crushes worker to death A  company was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an investigation found that the driver involved had not received training on coupling lorries, and did not normally drive articulated vehicles and there was no written procedure or safe systems of work laid out for this work. The driver had been

Driver Cpc Enforcement Figures

Since the September 2014 cut off date, there has been 42,619 drivers, stopped and checked to date, of which 728 offences have been realised. 447 of these have been due to a “failure to provide evidence of driver cpc training” 15 convictions for “driving with no initial or periodic training” That is 91 Drivers per

Skip Waste Company fined £160,000

The skip loader was manoeuvring into position for the pick-up but struck the worker as it was being driven through a narrow route between the full skip and a fence. The 29-year-old worker from Canvey Island, was caught between the skip loader truck and the skip he was preparing for pick-up. Which resulted in life-threatening

ACCESSIBLE PLANT TRAINING

Accessible Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of on-site training for plant vehicles and equipment within the construction industry. We can deliver training up to CPCS and NPORs level with the following vehicles Tele-handlers, Diggers, Excavators, Dumpers, Rollers, Mewps, Skid steer, Slinger Signaller Banksman. On Site, at YOUR Premises, with trainers that Have 20+yrs

DRIVER SUSPENDED AFTER NOT SECURING WHEELCHAIR

  A driver has been suspended for two months after putting the life of a disabled woman at risk when he failed to secure her wheelchair.  Miss Stanton, who suffers a rare genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which causes her to suffer painful dislocations and also suffers injuries easily to her skin. Miss Stanton’s electric

Tailgating enforcement ?

The Highways Agency (HA) is trialing equipment that can automatically detect the offence of tailgating. Last year the government made careless driving, which includes tailgating, a fixed penalty offence, however there has been little enforcement to date. The HA is now looking at changing all that, with the evaluation of equipment to enable detection of

Bus driver has licence suspended

A bus driver has been  filmed using a mobile phone whilst driving, resulting in a suspension of his vocational licence for 21 days, by Deputy Traffic Commissioner (DTC) for North East England Elizabeth Perrett. The driver from Sheffield, was named as Jonathan Frost, of Greystones Road, who was called to a conduct hearing after his

DVSA’S Driver CPC Prosecution update

  The Dvsa has published information, via the Driver Cpc stakeholder group, with regard to the current level of prosecutions since the the deadline. There are 827,000 drivers,  involved in the Driver CPC process, of which 83% had aquired rights and a little under 10% were new drivers that had their CPC through Modules 2

Driver CPC Deadline Enforcement

The Dvsa (Driver & Vehicle Standards Authority) has announced how it will initially deal with the enforcement of Driver CPC. Drivers who have failed to comply with their legal requirement to complete the 35 hours of periodic training will initially only face a fixed penalty of £50, however further refusal to comply with the directive

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