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BYBOX AWARDED PRESTIGOUS SWORD OF HONOUR FROM BSC

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TECH COMPANY SCOOPS SAFETY AWARD International technology company, ByBox, has been awarded the Sword of Honour by the British Safety Council. This accolade was awarded to the ByBox Coventry Distribution Hub in recognition of the very high standard of health and safety measures it has successfully implemented. The ByBox Coventry Hub is one of just 61 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour, which is awarded to organisations that have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. In order to compete for the Sword of Honour, an organisation first had to achieve the maximum Read More

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AMBITIOUS INITIATIVE AIMS TO MAKE ALL FLT SITES SAFER;

Overwhelming Success for the Safer Site Programme FREE safety programme will benefit ANY company that operates one fork lift truck or an entire fleet In what is described as its most ambitious initiative to date, the Fork Lift Truck Association is spearheading a nationwide drive to improve safety at every site that uses fork lift trucks: be it single truck or a fleet comprising many hundreds. The Safer Site Programme is a free, online, step-by-step safety programme that anyone can implement. The idea is simple: at regular intervals the FLTA will publish on its website a new step in the Read More

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SAFER SITE LOOKS TO DRIVE DOWN FLT ACCIDENTS;

New Online Forklift Safety Programme Launched A new initiative from the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is a clear sign that they are as committed to driving down forklift truck-related accidents and near-misses as we are, reports Vero Solutions. Free, online and easy to access, the Safer Site Programme is the perfect go-to safety and best practice guide for anyone involved in and around the operation of a forklift truck. Rather than just offering a static list of safety tips, the ongoing addition of a monthly module or step with new ‘to-do’ initiatives will keep people coming back to the Read More

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PUTTING HEALTH & SAFETY BEST PRACTICE FIRST;

Compliance is Key to Demonstrating Safety The first firm successfully prosecuted under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 was a firm of consultants. The prosecution resulted from the death of a junior geologist who was taking soil samples from inside a deep trench when the sides collapsed on top of him. The jury found that the safe system of work for digging trial pits was wholly and unnecessarily dangerous and the company had ignored well recognised industry guidance. There has been a steady increase year on year in successful prosecutions under the 2007 Act. Organisations need to ensure that Read More