"Effective management of work-related road safety can
be a real challenge. A work place isn’t just a building,
or a construction site, it extends to your vehicles too. Businesses therefore must have an effective
policy covering all their work-related driving activities. This not only ensures staff are aware of their and your responsibilities; it is an essential requirement under
Health and Safety legislation".
"I am passionate about changing the way we work in this industry and will continue to invest in research and development to find better, more efficient and safer ways of working. For too long now, we have carried out various highway maintenance activities in the same way as we did when I first came into the business more than 30 years ago".
— Wayne Johnston, WJ Group
"How do we as Directors and Managers not only give the gangs working out on the road the reassurance that we understand their issues, but also that we are doing all we can to help them to do their job as safely as possible and get home to their loved ones at the end of a hard day’s work in a challenging environment".
Simon Blake CEO MHFA England Perhaps unsurprisingly for anyone who knows or engages with me on social media, I am delighted that the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is nature. The positive impact of nature on our wellbeing is well documented. Being in and amongst wildlife is calming, and an antidote to the stresses and strains of everyday life and has a lasting impact. The Mental Health Foundation who coordinate Mental Health Awareness Week have done research which has