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LGV Driving Assessors “Often Overlooked”, warns RTITB

LGV Driving Assessors Often Overlooked warns RTITB

RTITB Instructor Academy is reminding transport and logistics operations not to overlook LGV Driving Assessor training, highlighting the many advantages it can bring to businesses. “Despite the many benefits of training LGV Driving Assessors, businesses often overlook this important role,” says Simon Docherty, RTITB Instructor Academy Manager. “Whether they’re full-time …

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RTITB only accrediting body included in new Logistics 100

RTITB only accrediting body included in new Logistics 100

Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB has been recognised as a key industry influencer in The Logistics 100, the only representative of an accrediting body to receive this endorsement. Having worked at RTITB, the preferred workplace transport training accrediting body, for more than a decade, Laura has extensive logistics industry …

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Inadequate pre-use forklift inspections compromising safety, warns RTITB

Inadequate pre use forklift inspections compromising safety warns RTITB

Safety is at risk in many forklift operations due to inadequate pre-use inspections, warns RTITB. “Every forklift truck operation should begin with a pre-use inspection. However, these checks are often conducted incorrectly, or overlooked completely,” says Nick Welch, Technical Director for RTITB, the leading workplace transport training accrediting body.“This poses …

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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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LGV Instructor Training – Why bother? RTITB explains

LGV Instructor Training Why bother RTITB explains

A number of organisations offer LGV Instructor training and testing but, besides obtaining the initial LGV Driver licence and holding that for three years, there is no legally required qualification. So, what’s the point? Laura Nelson of RTITB explains why training is important and what to look for in a …

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