Week Commencing 15/01/2024 – In The News

New data released for Blue Monday New research from MHFA England, released ahead of so-called Blue Monday, shows 59% of employees do not regularly feel joy and satisfaction at work. 1 in 5 (22%) workers feel their sense of purpose, satisfaction, and joy at work has decreased since the pandemic. So called ‘Blue Monday’ is […]

Week Commencing 06/11/2023 – In The News

RED backs calls for increased van driver training Red Corporate Driver Training has backed calls from an influential road safety lobby for increased training requirements for van drivers. The European Transport Safety Council has written to MEPs asking for an extension to the use of Certificates of Professional Competence (CPCs) to van drivers, creating a […]

Road Safety: Applying Mindfulness to Driving

Driving can be an intensely stressful activity for some, and this increase in stress and anxiety can in turn increase the risk of accidents occurring and also be quite damaging for your mental health – especially if you are frequently on the road. This blog will explore how we can use mindfulness techniques to help […]

Mobile Workforce Toolbox Talk

This blog can be delivered to your staff as a Toolbox Talk. If you require a specific Toolbox Talk for your workplace, please feel free to get in touch.  Reason: Mobile workers, and those who work with them, can be exposed to a range of risks. It is important to help prevent incidents while driving, […]

Driving for Work: Staying Safe on the Road

Driving is one of the most dangerous work activities, with numerous potential hazards including, weather, fatigue, other road users, traffic, roadworks, vehicle condition, and lone working risks. If your employees drive as part of their role, this must be accounted for in your health and safety arrangements. Keep reading to learn more about employer responsibilities, […]

Week Commencing 07/08/2023 – In The News

Driver welfare: Are you fit to drive? In his monthly column, Simon Turner sheds light on the far-reaching implications of driver welfare beyond organisational care, emphasising its direct influence on road safety. Driver welfare goes beyond the pastoral care good organisations offer to employees – it has a direct effect on road safety. Driver welfare […]

Safety Spotlight: Driving Safely Awareness & Mindfulness

As part of August’s Hazard of the Month, Driving, we’re highlighting two key areas: Driving Safely Awareness & Mindfulness. Driving Safely Driving for work, whether on site or on public roads, is one of the most dangerous tasks a worker can undertake. Employers must manage the health and safety risks to any workers who drive as […]

Week Commencing 16/01/2023 – In The News

‘Wellbeing support for staff will be vital to build a resilient business this year’, experts have warned Specific, tailored wellbeing support for each individual employee will be vital to build a resilient business this year, health experts have warned. Iain Laws, CEO of Towergate Health & Protection, believes employers can use wellbeing support to aid […]

Week Commencing 14/11/2022 – In The News

Keep road safety front of mind long after Road Safety Week, say organisers With road crashes predicted to climb this year, organisers at Brake are urging the public to keep road safety at the forefront of their minds beyond 20 November. Every year, thousands of schools, organisations and communities come together to support the campaign by sharing […]

Week Commencing 11/04/2022 – In The News

Builders urged to stay safe around live cables Builders are being urged to prioritise electrical safety after the trade was involved in the highest number of cable damage incidents during the past year. UK Power Networks which distributes electricity to 8.4 million homes and businesses across London, the South East and East of England, is issuing […]