Month: August 2016

Going for Bronze workshops and top tips

Going for Bronze banner blue with white border3FORS Going for Bronze workshops aim to support operators looking to achieve FORS Bronze accreditation. Whether you are preparing for your audit for the first time or addressing issues raised at a previous audit, this workshop is specifically designed to guide and support you through the process from initial registration, audit, and ultimately, to Bronze accreditation.

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Managing Your Operators Licence (Operator Licence Awareness Training)

Following excellent feedback from our recent Operator Licence Awareness courses, FORS is providing a further ten courses, free to all FORS members. These sessions are particularly of benefit to operators holding Restricted Licences who are managing commercial HGV operations.

The course provides a high quality overview of the operator licencing system and would be useful as refresher training or as an introduction for new Transport Managers. The syllabus is designed to increase awareness of the compliance requirements when running a commercial HGV fleet and will help to prevent potential infringements, which can lead to prosecution or action taken to curtail, suspend or revoke the operators licence by the Traffic Commissioner.

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Skanska awarded for its commitment to road safety

Skanska, one of the UK’s leading contractors known for major projects such as the Gherkin and Crossrail, has been awarded the 2016 safe fleet of the year award at the Fleet News Awards. The award is recognition for the commitment and collaborative approach shown by Skanska to improving road safety.

Skanska works closely with its supply chain partners to make sure its construction and maintenance projects are delivered as safely, sustainably and efficiently as possible. One way they seek to achieve this is through their contractual requirements.

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Exclusive Offers and Discounts available for FORS member

FORS Associates

Did you know that in addition to benefits such as funded manager and driver training, access to toolkits and toolbox talks, being a FORS member also makes you eligible for exclusive offers and discounts from a wide range of FORS Associates?

These offers are designed to help your business meet and maintain the FORS Standard, with exclusive discounts available on training, equipment and services covering a wide range of sectors such as:

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