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LGV drivers vulnerable to Mental Health Issues, warns RTITB

LGV Drivers Vulnerable to Mental Health Issues Warns RTITB

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 0.5 million workers were reported as suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16*, including many within the transport and storage sectors. The UK’s largest Master Driver CPC Consortium RTITB is urging the industry to take action to help improve the …

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RTITB – Bad Backs Cost Billions – so what’s the cure?

RTITB Bad Backs Cost Billions so what is the cure

In 2015/16 a total of 8.8 million* working days were lost due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs), which is reported to have cost Great Britain over £5 billion. With the transportation and storage sector experiencing significantly higher rates of WRMSDs, compared with the rates for all industries, RTITB, the preferred …

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Trelleborg supports National Forklift Safety Day 2017

Trelleborg supports National Forklift Safety Day 2017

Trelleborg Wheel Systems industrial and construction tire operation, North America’s leading OEM provider of industrial tires, stands beside the Industrial Truck Association and its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners in supporting National Forklift Safety Day, held on June 13, 2017. Jimmy McDonnell, Director, OEM Sales North America for Trelleborg Wheel …

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Hard-hitting FTA film focuses on van safety

Hard-hitting FTA film focuses on van safety

A thought-provoking film featuring the death of a child in a van collision has been released by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) – the UK’s biggest freight transport membership organisation – to highlight the importance of safety and compliance in van operations. In the film – One Fateful Day – …

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