Contractors working for Cambridge university have been asked to make safety improvements to their HGVs corresponding with the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) scheme. Based on the London developed Clocs initiative, which has been led by Transport for London, the Cambridge version binds contractors to installing extra mirrors and side panels, fitting reversing sensors and cyclist warning sign, as well as putting drivers through awareness training. The university said Morgan Sindall, Barnes Construction, Kier Group and SDC Construction Group […]
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]
Croydon Council is running a six-month trial of Cycle Alert technology on three of its own HGVs.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.