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      Health & Safety in the Transport Industry


      We offer expert health & safety services for the transport sector including rail networks, buses, coaches, taxis, vehicle hire, and activities undertaken by baggage handlers within airports. Each of these have their own unique health and safety risks which require specialist knowledge of the industry to fully understand.

      Railway Health & Safety

      At PHSC, we understand the importance of health and safety within the railway industry. That's why we offer a range of services to support you in ensuring compliance with industry regulations and standards.

      Our team of highly experienced health and safety, quality, and environmental (HSQE) consultants have over 20 years of experience in both consulting and auditing compliance across the railway industry, which is one of the highest regulated forms of transport in the UK. We specialise in developing systems from scratch, auditing and maintaining existing systems, and integrating procedures with Achilles RISQS (Link-Up) type systems.

      In addition, we are experts in integrating systems with ISO9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental), ISO 45001 (Health and Safety), and Achilles RISQS audit protocol(s) and Sentinel Scheme Rules. We also provide support to contractors working in the rail industry to design and implement Achilles RISQS compliant systems, optimising their chances of winning tender applications.

      Rail network health & safety

      Bus/Coach Health & Safety

      We have supported local and national bus and coach companies over the last 25 years in all aspects of employee and public health, safety, and environmental management. Our services include developing integrated management systems that are accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001, and liaising with key regulators like the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Environment Agency, and VOSA.

      We have worked closely with The Go-Ahead Group for over 20 years, serving as their auditors for health and safety management. We have developed their audit system as the business has evolved. Our qualitative scoring system, constructed within Sharepoint, allows the board to monitor and measure their progress against KPIs.

      We're proud to say that we've helped many of our transport clients in London achieve compliance with TFL's standards. We ensure that all systems we develop and maintain are aligned with ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 (Health and Safety), in case our clients decide to apply for accreditation.

      Our expertise extends beyond the workshop areas where there are significant risks associated with vehicle movement, as we're also experienced in addressing occupational health and hygiene risks, including exposure to fumes, vibration, and noise.  as we're also experienced in addressing occupational health and hygiene risks, including exposure to fumes, vibration, and noise. We also provide general workplace consultancy services, ranging from management of violence to staff, food safety in the canteen, and waste management and minimisation.

      Motor Vehicle Health & Safety

      With over 20 years experience in the motor vehicle industry, we have a highly developed A-Z Management system designed specifically to take the bureaucracy and hard work out of maintaining health and safety and environmental management. This system is used by independent motor dealers and garages, as well as larger organisations.

      Whether you need your risk assessments completed or reviewed, your workers trained, or your safety policies and systems developed, we have the experience to help you with minimal time and disruption.

      motor vehicle safety management

      Vehicle Hire Health & Safety

      Considerations of health & safety in the vehicle hire industry are crucial for both employees and customers. Proper training, maintenance of vehicles, and adherence to safety regulations are essential to prevent accidents and ensure a safe and healthy environment for all.

      Our work with clients such as Enterprise Rent A Car has involved us providing ongoing advice and support in all areas of health and safety management, and also environmental management. This has included Due Diligence auditing for environmental management compliance as well as development and auditing of procedures to meet UK health and safety standards.