New Tail Lift Guidance Issued
RHA has issued guidance aimed at employers who handle pallets, particularly
those who use vehicles fitted with tail lifts to deliver palletised goods to
their own or customer sites, to help them reduce the risk of musculoskeletal
injury to drivers and other workers.
CLICK HERE to view RHA guidance (opens as pdf in new page)
APN Launches NEW safety posters
The APN has published 3 new safety posters, which can be downloaded and used (free of charge) by any transport operator.
Avoiding FLT Collisions
Safe Use of Seatbelts
London Safer Lorry Scheme
Lorries will be banned in London from 1st September if they do not have mirrors and side guards designed to improve the safety of cyclists, after Mayor Boris Johnson gave the go-ahead to the Safer Lorry Scheme which requires all commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes to be fitted with side guards to protect cyclists from being dragged under the wheels in the event of a collision, along with Class V and Class VI mirrors giving the driver a better view of cyclists and pedestrians around their vehicle.
All roads in Greater London (except motorways) will be covered by the scheme, which will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be enforced by the police, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency and the joint TfL and DfT-funded Industrial HGV Taskforce.
Click here for the full news article
Click here for full details of the Safer Lorry Scheme
The APN supports FairFuel UK, the nationally recognised award winning campaign fighting for lower petrol & diesel prices
FairFuel UK is widely accredited with stopping £5 billion of fuel duty being levied on businesses and the public since 2012
To support the campaign for lower petrol and diesel prices click here
To visit the FairFuelUK website click here
The APN actively supports its members in their approach to Health & Safety.
The pdfs below demonstrate recent health & safety campaigns by the APN. Click on the links below to open the posters - you may download and use these free of charge.
Click here to visit the HSE website