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Driver Medicals

Occupational Health

Driver Medicals

Where can Driver Medicals be Carried Out

As with most of our services, these can be at your workplace or our offices in Wootton Bassett. If it’s only a handful of people or individuals then our office works well otherwise it makes sense to arrange at your workplace.

What is a Fork Lift Truck Health Assessment?

Like all drivers at work, forklift truck drivers must be medically fit to drive a forklift truck. At Safewell we adopt the DVLA standards given by their Drivers’ Medical Unit, which is recommended by the HSE.

Managing Driving at Work Risks

More than 1/4 of all road traffic incidents involve somebody who is driving while on duty. Employers must manage the risks to drivers as part of their Health and Safety arrangements.

Fork Lift Truck Medicals Required by Building Firm Near Reading

A building firm near Reading contacted Safewell enquiring about guidance on forklift truck medicals and what was required for their drivers. Both new and existing employees required medicals to be able to drive safely.

Tyre retread co pays £300k for lack of seatbelt rule

As an employer, do you enforce seatbelt use when employees are driving forklift trucks? Read about this employee who was crushed while driving a forklift without wearing a seatbelt…

Whats Your Pressure

If left untreated, high blood pressure can increase the risk of developing serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. Employers must monitor their employees especially if they work in high-risk areas such as heights/confined spaces or drive company vehicles.

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