Ensuring safe working practices in the transport industry

Background

Company based in Leeds 40 employees with large fleet of HGV vehicles

Problem

  • MD aware of serious accidents in other companies involving Manual Handling Equipment
  • MD aware he is responsible for health and safety, also aware the control of fork lift trucks could be better
  • Not able to find solutions or implement improvements

Outcome

  • Implemented safety management system so that it was accurate and tailored to business requirements
  • Company fully aware of legal obligations, able to step by step improve systems, continually improving and educating / developing workforce
  • Introduced safety meetings improving communications
  • Peace of mind for MD
  • Improved training systems
  • Addressed fork lift issues and identified improvements
  • Audits now taking place

Email Alistair at alistair@cedargbltd.co.uk – he can provide guidance and outline our services

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