E-Learning Training – How Can This Help? 

Online Learning

E-learning training is a type of training that takes place through online learning platforms, like on our website.  This type of training consists of courses, videos, simulations, assessments, and other forms of digital instruction. It provides learners with access to content and resources that can be used to enhance their existing knowledge, skills, and abilities. …

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What Happens on Audit Days?

Bronze audits can be either remote or in-person at your Operating Centre.  The majority of audits are currently remote audits and are usually online via Teams.  The auditor will go through all your policies and procedures to make sure they are compliant.  They will ask to see supporting evidence and look for evidence of systems,…

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What Other Evidence is Needed for FORS?

Bronze This sets down the groundwork for all other levels of accreditation.  Auditors look at all Maintenance and overall operations in more detail.  Once the policies and procedures are in place, there needs to be evidence these are actually being carried out.  Below are some examples of information recent auditors have requested. Evidenced during audit:…

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Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments need to be in place for all Operators, but FORS are looking for specifics.  They must still show the three-part process that includes Identification, Analysis and Evaluation.  The risk assessments will need to include the below list.  Don’t forget, if you hold a Waste Carriers Licence you will need to have the correct…

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What is FORS Bronze?

FORS Bronze is a crucial first step in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation process. It acknowledges that a fleet operator has implemented good company practices and meets the requirements set by the FORS Standard. This standard prioritises the safety of drivers and vehicles, as well as the efficient and environmentally friendly management of…

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Health and Safety – Route Planning

Driving is one of the most dangerous activities that people do throughout their working day.  It is estimated that around 150 people are killed or seriously injured each week, whilst driving for work and that the majority of those accidents could have been prevented. Employers have a duty of care to their employees to put in…

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Health and Safety – Spillages

Whilst carrying out deliveries or refuelling vehicles it is possible that spillages of chemicals or fuels will occur. Obviously, the best way to deal with a spillage is to avoid having one in the first place!   Ensure that there are procedures in place for the correct storage, transferring, handling, using and disposing of chemicals…

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Avoiding In-cab Distractions

In cab distractions affect a drivers ability to safely operate the vehicle and getting themselves and their passengers or load safely from A to B.   There are now so many devices designed to make life easier, from mobile phones, vehicle cameras, sat navs, warning alarms and smart watches, however, as much as these devices…

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