Thursday 19 January 2023, 13.30 to 14.30

Venue: Zoom meeting

Speaker: David Howarth, Business Development Manager, A-Safe UK

David discussed ways of developing a robust workplace transport management system including barrier design recommendations based on the British Standards Institution (BSI) PAS 13 standard for workplace safety barriers. His presentation covered:

  • Segregation of workplace vehicles from pedestrians.
  • Protection of critical structures, machinery, and equipment from impact damage.
  • Ways of deflecting wayward vehicles from colliding with essential assets.
  • Provision of visual guidance for drivers.
  • Ways to define vehicle and pedestrian routes.
  • Streamlining the movement of workplace traffic without compromising employees safety.
  • Ways of avoiding workplace transport incidents and downtime.

A summary of the meeting can be found here: 19 Jan 2023 VHK Workplace transport safety use of workplace safety barriers

A read only copy of David’s presentation can be found here: 19 Jan 2023 IOSH DH workplace transport safety

Workplace transport safety: assessing workplace safety barriers using the internationally recognised British Standards Institution (BSI) PAS 13, 2017 standard for workplace safety barriers.