Toyota Material Handling UK is extending it safety campaign Taking Care with
Toyota into 2013 to continue to provide additional support and best practice
advice to companies.
At the start of 2012 Toyota announced that it was launching a dedicated
safety campaign called ‘Taking Care with Toyota’ to support companies to
reduce injury and accidents in the workplace. Toyota have announced that the
campaign will continue in 2013, the objective has been expanded to provide
additional support to companies relating not only to workplace safety, but
also providing advice on best practice and driving down costs in materials
Tony Wallis, Sales and Marketing Director for Toyota Material Handling UK
says "Taking Care with Toyota focuses on three elements: product, people and
process. By working closely with customers and prospects during 2012 it has
become evident that by raising awareness and providing support we can help
customers, not only to improve safety, but also help them to improve their
processes and reduce costs".
In 2012, Toyota has provided over 1250 free resources to over 450 different
companies through requests via the corporate website plus copies of the
safety guides have been distributed at over 25 different events. The free
resources have included the Toyota Forklift Safety Guide, operator daily
checklists as well as the children’s safety activity book.
In 2013, Toyota will develop its range of free resources to include best
practice guides plus additional resources about the Toyota Production System
(TPS). In addition, Toyota will continue to provide regular best practice
information and a TPS roadmap through its quarterly e-newsletter Toyota
Knowledgebase. Requests for free resources or to subscribe to Toyota
Knowledgebase visit www.toyota-forklifts.co.uk.
Toyota Material Handling has also extended their relationship with EU-OSHA
for 2012 / 2013 as elected sponsor of the new campaign ‘Working Together for
Risk Prevention’. This campaign focuses on developing research, training and
sharing expertise to promote safe working environments, which compliments
Taking Care with Toyota activities.
Wallis adds "We want to be a partner to our customers, and Taking Care with
Toyota encompasses everything that Toyota as a company stands for. We aim to
understand our customers businesses and provide products and solutions that
can help support the whole operation. This is why Taking Care with Toyota
will be our key message at IMHX (International Materials Handling
Exhibition) in March 2013".
Toyota will be exhibiting at IMHX at stand 20F70 on the 19 – 22 March 2013
at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.