In May 2023, OAMPS Hazardous Industries joined the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).
Whilst the law has a legal limit on alcohol, numerous studies have concluded that any amount can impair your ability to drive. The only safe option is to avoid alcohol completely if you’re driving as even ‘just one drink’ could put you over the limit.
At this time of year it’s a good time to check some of the equipment that will help keep your business going if the next few months deliver the usual mix of heavy rainfall, freezing temperatures, icy conditions and snowfall. Read our guidance for more information and download our Winter Freeze Checklist to help you prepare your business for winter.
As the seasons march inexorably towards winter, it’s a good time to start thinking about the increase in orders for liquid fuel ahead of the colder months, and how you can work with your drivers and internal teams to minimise the likelihood of Road Traffic Accidents and claims for spillage or crossover/contamination while still managing to complete your deliveries.
The impact of fuel thefts from distributors can often be significant; in both the costs of the stolen fuel stock, but also the costs of repairing or replacing storage tanks and any other damaged property, as well as the possible environmental impact if fuel is spilled during the theft.
1 in 3 of all road fatalities involves a vehicle being driven for work, which means driving for work is one of the most dangerous activities you can ask your employees to do. Managing work-related road risk is vital to protect your employees, your business and help improve road safety.