FORS published its latest standard at its annual members’ conference held yesterday (16 October) in Birmingham. The latest edition – version five – addresses the need for air quality improvements and sets out how operators in the scheme can guard against terrorism. The FORS standard is updated every two years in a bid to drive-up safety, environmental, and efficiency standards of members. FORS director, John Hix, said: “FORS has always been committed to promoting continuous best practice, both in the […]
Dunstable-based Axle Haulage has invested almost £195,000 in this sleeper-cabbed MAN TGS 8×2 which sports a 66 tonne-metre rated Fassi crane and a platform body.
Another member of quality benchmarking scheme Fors has had its wrists slapped in a public inquiry (PI).
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”