Monthly Archive: December 2017

Driving in Adverse Weather Conditions

Driving in adverse weather conditions is dangerous, as the vehicle will not always behave in ways that might be expected. This makes driving tiring and stressful, due to the higher levels of concentration required. Adverse weather conditions include high winds, driving rain, fog, snow and ice. Drivers are often ill-prepared for driving in these conditions and the following simple safeguards...

What is ‘lone working’?

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. They are: people in fixed establishments where only one person works on the premises, e.g. in small workshops, kiosks, shops and home workers people who work separately from others in factories, warehouses, research and training establishments, leisure centres or fairgrounds people who work outside normal hours as...