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FORK IN THE ROAD: MANAGING WORKPLACE TRAFFIC

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Training and Segregation at the Heart of Traffic Management in the Industrial Workplace by Matthew Parkinson What is the most dangerous vehicle in the UK workplace? Is it those heavy duty, 500-horsepower HGVs, backing into loading bays on poorly-managed forecourts? What about those busy, buzzy white vans containing dizzy, fizzy white van men? Or maybe it’s the commuting cars, piling through the morning rush hours into stacked and over-spilling parking bays? All wrong. In fact, the most dangerous piece of transport in the workplace injures more people than all the aforementioned modes of transport combined. Last year, more than 800 Read More

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THE PROBLEM OF RAIL WASTE;

A Train’s 40-Year Lifespan Relies on Proper H&S Procedures A recent feature on the BBC’s Inside Out programme unveiled that one in ten of Britain’s train carriages dispose toilet waste straight onto the railway tracks. In this blog post, James Lomas, national sales manager of professional rail cleaning chemicals manufacturer Arrow Solutions has called for the potentially hazardous practice to be stopped by retrofitting older trains with sealed storage tanks. The company has also explained the financial and hygiene benefits of performing correct maintenance of effluent tanks. Rail toilet waste that currently gets sprayed directly onto the tracks is an Read More