Wurkplace offers outsourced Health & Safety and HR services to businesses in the transport sector, all around the UK. All of our services are bespoke to your unique business needs, this ensures compliance with Health & Safety and HR regulations relating to the transport sector.

We also provide Online Training courses that can be tailored to your business, allowing your employees to develop skills and work safely.

Every transport business has its own specific set of Health & Safety and HR challenges; for example, there are customer facing roles (e.g. bus drivers) in transport but there can also be lone working (e.g. truck drivers), which both face different issues and regulations! Noncompliance can result in hefty fines or even prosecutions.

We aren’t like most other outsource companies – We’re UK based and don’t use call centres, meaning when you contact us you’ll be directly connected to one of our team of experts who can give you guidance straight away! Additionally, we do not believe in using long-term contracts with our clients, so they can keep control of their businesses services.

 

Transport Health and Safety

The top 3 Health and Safety issues facing the transport industry are:

  1. Loads Moving or Falling Off VehicleHSE found that in 2006-2007 there were 5 deaths and more than 216 injuries caused by loads falling onto people or the road, not just to drivers but also members of the public too.

    Employers have a responsibility to make sure drivers are trained in Health and Safety, to ensure vehicle loads are properly secured to the vehicle will reduce this risk. Wurkplace can make bespoke risk assessments to keep you fully compliant and safe!

  2. Vehicle Safety – Employers in the transport industry are responsible for making sure equipment, including vehicles, are safe and fit for purpose.

    Drivers should have good visibility, warning systems (e.g. lights and noise), seat belts and injury prevention (roll cage, etc) in place which should all make the vehicle safer! Our training, like the workplace safety course, can be tailored to your business; Ensuring drivers know how to make safe vehicle checks, etc.

  3. Harassment – Violence and harassment is a potential risk to all those working in the transport sector (e.g. airline, ferry, train, bus, taxi, etc). Research has shown 14.7% of those working in land-transportation had received a threat of violence, which is why staff need to be protected!

    We provide bespoke training to the transport industry – like our anti-harassment and bullying course, and our sexual harassment course which will ensure the safety of your transport staff members!

At Wurkplace, we provide outsourced Health and Safety services with a personal touch – tailoring all solutions to your business. Our team of Health and Safety consultants are experienced in dealing with transport Health and Safety issues, so you don’t have to worry about compliance!

Our Health and Safety consultants can help the transport sector with: