Tag Archives: Health


COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers
May 3, 2020

COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers

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COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers Haulage drivers are having to keep working during the pandemic, but there has been little talk about how the crisis is affecting them. Before the current crisis, the sector was facing a struggle to maintain staffing numbers given its high proportion of older workers approaching retirement and the…

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Managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak
May 2, 2020

Managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Keep on moving; managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak The impact of the COVID-19 virus and the measures put in place by governments and authorities to try to combat its spread are affecting all types of businesses across the whole world. In these times, the protection of health, safety and lives is paramount. While…

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Escalators: Staying a step ahead in health and safety
April 1, 2019

Escalators: Staying a step ahead in health and safety

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There was great excitement among architects in 2011 when Jack Levy, professor of mechanical engineering at City University London, unveiled his plans for the world’s first curved escalator – the ‘Levytator’. Promoted as both safer and more energy efficient compared to standard escalators, some hailed the ‘Levytator’ as a benchmark in the future of escalator…

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Building Regulations for Safety
February 4, 2019

Building Regulations for Safety

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Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, attention is rightly focused on the regulations surrounding fire safety. Ensuring that these are fit for purpose to protect both people and property is a top priority. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) recently called for a change to the regulations and a clearer framework of responsibility for…

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Blue Planet 2 Hits Out At Plastics
November 5, 2018

Blue Planet 2 Hits Out At Plastics

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British consumers are showing low levels of tolerance with the plastics industry and the implications for plastics manufacturers go way beyond the issue of what to do with the 3.7m tonnes of plastic waste sent to UK landfill each year. Whilst the public have long frowned upon single-use plastic bags, David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet 2’…

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