HBOS - Copley, Halifax

HBOS had become concerned about their staff safety around the site, following the report of near-miss conflicts between pedestrians and manoeuvring vehicles in the vicinity of the main entrance to the site; and also the potential for conflict between reversing goods vehicles and other through-traffic in the delivery yard.

Our involvement

TMS was commissioned to carryout an independent Safety Assessment of the traffic management arrangements at the site.  The assessment was carried out using engineering judgement based on the assessors' experience in risk assessment and accident investigation and prevention; and with reference to the HSE publication; Workplace transport safety: an employers' guide, HSG136. 

During the site visit, some the conflict issues highlighted by the assessors included:

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