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Why your organisation needs a driving for work policy – H&S Event

By |2024-05-14T16:13:44+01:00May 9th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Does your organisation need a driving for work policy? This year, thousands of health and safety experts visited The Health & Safety Event – the UK’s largest gathering of those responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace. One of the major draws at the event was our Driver Safety Theatre, where the question,

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 should be included in a driving at work risk assessment?

By |2024-05-15T19:24:18+01:00April 29th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

What should be included in a driving at work risk assessment? Driving for work is one of the most dangerous things an employee will do during the working day – up to 1/3 of all road traffic incidents involve someone who was driving for work at the time. If you manage drivers, you have

What are the maximum hours a driver can work?

By |2024-05-10T08:39:01+01:00April 27th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

What are the maximum hours a driver can work? There are driving for work laws in the UK, which limit the amount of driving that employees can do each day. There are also laws that set out minimum rest periods. The set of rules that apply to your drivers will depend on various factors,

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

Employees driving personal vehicles for work

By |2024-05-15T14:42:33+01:00April 25th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

When employees use their own vehicles for work-related purposes, the term often used for that group of drivers is a ‘grey fleet’. Managing a 'grey fleet' comes with its own set of challenges and considerations – but one thing that remains constant is your legal compliance and duty of care responsibilities. Even if an

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