Health and Safety legislation imposes a general duty on employers to do whatever is 'reasonably practicable' to control work-related risks to their employees and other people who could be affected by their business activities.
Employees also have a legal duty to look after their own health and safety and anyone else who might be affected by their work. Organisations that fail to fulfil their duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act could not only be liable for criminal prosecution, but might also incur civil liability, as the occupiers of premises, for any injuries or damage sustained as a result of its negligence.
At TMS we carry out Workplace Transport Risk Assessments using engineering judgement based on the assessors experience in risk assessment and accident investigation. Reference is also made to the HSE publication; 'Workplace transport safety: An employers guide, HSG136.
Having undertaken numerous exercises in this area for many local and multi-national companies, TMS is well placed to assist your organisation in this field. Some of our clients have included the following: