Safety in Operation Award

While the extra restrictions on operations imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic have now eased, it is still the primary goal of every operator to make sure staff and customers go home safe and well at the end of every day.

Entrants for this Award will need to show either an exceptional commitment to all-round operational safety or describe a specific successful initiative designed to improve safety in a particular area of the operation.

This category is open to CV operators running 11 or more vehicles and genuine partnerships between product/service suppliers and operators (the entry must be made by the operator).

Judges will be looking for:

For an overall safety policy

  • A brief description of your operation;
  • Accident rates for the last three years using standard measures such as accident frequency rates;
  • What analysis/review was carried out to improve safety;
  • What initiatives were introduced and how;
  • The outcome of the initiatives including a reduction in accidents and injuries or other health and safety benefits;
  • Top-down commitment to the initiatives.

For a specific safety initiative

  • A brief description of your operation;
  • What was the safety issue you needed to address;
  • What initiative was introduced and how;
  • The outcome of the initiative and how it was measured.