As part of their pre-use checks, drivers must carry out a visual inspection of the vehicle wheels for security. Any serious defects including wheel nuts should be immediately investigated and corrected prior to a journey.
Serving the nations tradespeople since 1895, Selco supply a massive range of building materials. Selco have 50 branches across the UK and offer a delivery service using their won fleet of circa 140+ commercial vehicles from 3.5t to 26t.
Selco have a strong transport team in place and operate to a high level of safety procedures. In fact they already had wheel nut indicators in place on their vehicles to help the drivers do their daily checks, and identify any loose wheel nuts. However, they were still experiencing some key issues.
SSE is the largest generator of renewable energy and the second largest energy supplier in the UK, employing around 19,000 staff across 100 offices across the UK.
With over 5000 vehicles, it goes without saying that the company vehicle fleet plays a vital role in enabling SSE to provide it's services effectively at all times. To this end it has been recognised that employees are most at risk whilst out on the road, and many accidents occur as a result of drivers failing to adequately risk assess their journey.
Carillion is a leading international integrated support services business, employing more than 46,000 people in the UK, Canada and Middle East. Annual revenues exceed £4bn. Carillion Fleet Management Ltd provide a fully encompassing Fleet Management Service across the UK.
The fleet totals 8000 vehicles. Around 45% are commercials - from vans to heavy goods. As a stock exchange listed company, Carillion's fleet policy has to sit hand in glove with the needs of its shareholders. Two factors drive the strategy: cost and health and safety.
With a turnover of more than £500m+, Faccenda are one of Britain's largest privately owned businesses and currently employ over 3,500 staff across the country. The fleet delivers over 20m cases of product a year.
Due to the high mileage covered, across a variety of terrain and stringent cleaning procedures, Faccenda were regularly experiencing loose wheel nuts on their fleet, and were actively looking for a suitable solution to enhance their levels of safety.
Faccenda have tried various systems over time including the standard yellow wheel nut indicators and 'Safetytrim', but were not satisfied with the results.
LondonWaste provides sustainable waste management services across London, with a vision that no waste from their sites is sent to landfill.
As they manage a number of strategically placed waste sites, all of which are permitted to receive household rubbish, their vehicles play a vital role in moving waste material correctly to increase its usability and value. Based at the Edmonton EcoPark, one of the largest facilities of its type in the capital, LondonWaste operates a fleet of Mercedes-Benz eight-wheeler vehicles, fitted with Hyva hook-loading equipment.
Their greatest asset is their workforce and safety is at the heart of everything they do. LondonWaste foster a culture of commitment to health and safety that includes working with employees and other parties to reduce risk and increase safe working practises.
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