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David Phillips Furniture wins top driver risk management award

By |2024-05-07T14:02:13+01:00May 2nd, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Health & Safety Event Awards 2024, David Phillips Furniture Ltd has been announced as the winner of the Best Driver Risk Management Performance at the Safety & Health Excellence Awards. It beat strong competition from major multinationals and organisations in construction, utilities, insurance and public transport. In shortlisting the winner and those highly commended,

What is a driving for work policy?

By |2024-05-16T21:46:47+01:00April 26th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

A driving for work policy is how your organisation can demonstrate its commitment to minimising road risk. The law says that every business must have a policy for managing health and safety. A health and safety policy sets out your general approach to health and safety. It explains how you, as an employer, will

Driver Safety Manager Mock Trial – back at The NEC

By |2024-05-15T14:27:50+01:00April 9th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Driver Safety Manager Mock Trial - back at the NEC We’re fast coming round again to the Health and Safety Event at the NEC, Birmingham – the UK’s largest gathering of those responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace. Vehicles have long been established as an extension of the workplace under driving for

Driving Change: Vehicles don’t crash, people do – a review

By |2024-05-15T13:42:08+01:00March 25th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Driving Change: Vehicles don't crash, people do Collision prevention takes growth mindsets, psychological safety and a just culture says best-selling writer Matthew Syed at the recent National Highways’ Driving Change conference. Road safety - a health and safety issue Road safety is not a transport issue – it’s a health and safety issue. This

Driver wellbeing interventions – advice, ideas and resources

By |2024-05-15T14:02:09+01:00March 12th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

This week, we hear from Bev Tapp, Wellbeing Champion at Stagecoach on the interventions they are using, which are aimed at improving the overall health and wellbeing of their drivers. Driver wellbeing interventions Professional drivers have a busy job and need to maintain high levels of concentration all day. Some retailers and employers are

Little changes, change everything – National Highways Campaign

By |2024-05-15T14:26:05+01:00March 8th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

March has heralded the launch of a new National Highways campaign, which urges lane hoggers and tailgaters to change their driving style. If you're responsible for health and safety in your organisation, then this is something you can share with your drivers to help them develop safer driving habits. DO I NEED A DRIVING

Why is lack of sleep so dangerous for your drivers?

By |2024-05-17T13:34:07+01:00February 29th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

This week, we hear from David Somers of Road Skills Online on lack of sleep and why the sleepiness and fatigue it causes is so dangerous for your drivers. If you manage drivers, you need to be sure they only drive when fit to do so. Your organisation's driving for work policy is the

Fleet Manager Interview – City Building Engineering Services

By |2024-05-17T13:45:46+01:00February 19th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

CBES Ltd has 800 employees managing over 3,000 sites in the UK. It offers retail refurbishment, facilities management, construction, engineering and refrigeration solutions to its customers, with its engineers and technicians driving circa 350+ vans, alongside a 120-strong grey car fleet. Head of risk and compliance, Duncan McNicol, explains why, despite having already won

Best Driver Risk Management – deadline extended for entries

By |2024-05-17T13:54:50+01:00February 16th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Health and Safety Professionals - is this you? Do you and your team have the best Driver Risk Management credentials? Would you like to be recognised for your efforts to reduce road risk in your organisation? National Highways is again celebrating the UK’s best performing driver employers with their award for Best Driver Risk

Fitness to drive / fatigue policy – how far does it get you?

By |2024-05-17T14:06:37+01:00February 12th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

This week, in the last of her articles on fitness to drive legal updates for driver managers, Charlotte Le Maire of LMP Legal looks at fatigue. In the realm of fleet management and legal compliance, the significance of having a robust process, reinforced by a well-documented policy on driver health, fatigue, and driver well-being,

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