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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 Forklift Truck Health Assessment?

Like all drivers at work, fork lift 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 a quarter of all road traffic incidents may involve somebody who is driving as part of their work at the time (Department for Transport figures).1 Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities and you need to manage the risks to drivers as part of your health and safety arrangements.

Forklift 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. They had new and existing employees that both required medicals to be able to drive safely and within accordance of Health & Safety Executive (HSE) (HSG6).

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

Employee crushed whilst driving forklift without wearing seatbelt…

Whats Your Pressure

As an employer its one of the crucial things to have monitored especially if your employees work in high risk areas such as at heights, confined spaces or drive company vehicles or plant equipment. Follow the link to see what Safewells occupational health screening can do to help you as an employer manage your employees welfare.

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