Archive for January 2022

Handballing – How To Safely Break Down a Load

Whether it is the driver’s responsibility to break down a load or if the consignment simply needs delivering to the site, there are several safety precautions that should be implemented to help mitigate the risk of injury and prevent damage to the goods.

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Working Safely Near Overhead Power Lines

Overhead power Lines

. As a specialist driver resourcing company, it is our duty of care at HGMS to provide training and information regarding working near overhead electrical lines. To help protect yourself and others, we have put together the below safety advice, including guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), ALLMI and the Energy Networks Association (ENA).

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Hi-Vis & HIABS – PPE for Drivers in Construction

Distributing goods on a 32 tonne HGV and being responsible for its load can be a hazardous occupation, especially in the construction and building industry. Whether you are operating a crane or handballing your pallets, it is important to put safety first and wear the right personal protective equipment (PPE) to help protect yourself and others around you.

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