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RISK MANAGEMENT

In a survey conducted this week, over 70% of NSC member companies indicated they have employees still reporting to work, unable to work remotely.

Business leaders urged to take aggressive action

National Safety Council (NSC) President and CEO Lorraine Martin is urging business leaders across the United States to take aggressive action to ensure employee...

FAMILY SAFETY

Every year, as part of MADD’s Power of Parents program, Spring is designated “PowerTalk 21” — a time for parents to initiate or revisit conversations about upcoming events where alcohol or drugs may be more prevalent.

Parents urged to use lockdown time to discuss drink and drug...

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging families who are at home and social distancing to use it as an opportunity to talk about the...

MOTORCYCLES

Safety tips for returning riders

Safety tips for returning riders

It’s just like riding a bike right? Well, yes, obviously. But also no, not exactly. Statistics show that motorcyclists who have taken a long...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The free rides and meals can be claimed by anyone with an NHS email address, including many of the 300,000 nurses in the UK.

Uber offer free trips and meals for NHS workers

Uber has announced it is committing to 200,000 free trips for NHS workers, while Uber Eats is committing to 100,000 meals. The free rides and...
Usually, most professional truck and bus drivers must complete 35 hours periodic training every five years to maintain a Driver CPC card (sometimes called a ‘driver qualification card’ or ‘DQC’).

Temporary changes to Driver CPC requirements

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced temporary changes in professional driver qualification requirements. Usually, most professional truck and bus drivers must complete 35...
Due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 crisis, professional bus and truck drivers may encounter some difficulty in undertaking their annual CPC training at the current time.

RSA issues extension to Irish Driver CPC cards

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) Ireland has announced that it is granting an extension to drivers whose Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is...