Best Practice

LOCATION: On-Highway ARTICLE YEAR 2014
ACTIVITY: Reducing Occupational Road Risk COMPANY: Hills Quarry Products Ltd
SUB ACTIVITY: No Sub Activity Available COMPANY LOCATION: Wiltshire House
BEST PRACTICE No: BP918 COMPANY TEL: 07787 535020
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
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Road safety campaign
ARTICLE
DESCRIPTION


Hills Quarry Products Ltd embarked on a major road safety campaign which involved the following initiatives;


• Fitting all vehicles to fully meet the MPA Cycle Safe standard, forward facing cameras will also be specified on new vehicles.
• Training both company employed and franchisee drivers to the MPA Vulnerable Road User standard.
• A programme of attendance at public cycling events to help raise awareness of road safety issues
• An updated traffic management system which all drivers entering site sign up to
• A fully reportable near miss programme to reinforce the traffic management system
• Producing a quarterly Drive Newsletter on road safety issues

BENEFITS

• Reduced risk of incidents involving other road users
• Common standard of safety across the business
• Improved traffic management on site
• Near miss system identifying where changes need to be made to improve safety
• Raising awareness of issues with other road users
• Positive feedback from drivers to the initiative
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