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Workshop tagets key commercial transport issues

Regulatory law specialists Dyne Solicitors Limited are focusing on key issues of interest for commercial transport operators, including operator licensing requirements, health and safety implications of drugs and alcohol abuse in the workplace and the threats and implications posed by insecure loads.

The event, to be held on 29th November at the firm's offices in Tattenhall, Chester, is aimed at anyone involved in the management of commercial goods vehicles. Topics covered will include:

The legal duties of a nominated transport manager Making sure that transport operations comply with the operator licence holder's undertakings and obligations to the Traffic Commissioner Simple steps to reduce the risk of prohibition notices, prosecutions and convictions relating to the operation of commercial vehicles

Combating drink and drugs abuse in the workplace, highlighting employers' responsibilities and the need for relevant health and safety and occupational driving policies.

Legal issues related to insecure loads and practical solutions aimed at compliance

John Dyne, of Dyne Solicitors Limited, said: “The workshop is aimed at identifying the threats and providing practical solutions for managers to achieve compliance with their legal responsibilities and for handling potential workplace problems.”

“All the topics will be of interest to anyone involved in commercial transport management and we would strongly recommend anyone involved in this kind of activity to attend.”

The seminar runs from 3.45 – 6pm and costs £23.50 per person, with a 50% discount for each additional person from the same organisation. Light refreshments will be provided.

To reserve a place call 01829 773 100 or visit www.dynesolicitors.co.uk

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