High Standards on Health & Safety for Bus Drivers

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Our Ref: HSR/2/6
Head Office Circular: NP/155/16
25th May 2016

The Secretary
ALL BRANCHES
ALL REGIONAL COUNCILS

Dear Colleague

HIGH STANDARDS ON HEALTH & SAFETY FOR BUS DRIVERS

The ETF have issued a call for high health and safety standards for urban bus drivers covering the areas of ergonomics, comfort, safe driving and driver’s security and safety. The National Executive Committee on considering a report on this matter have adopted the following report from their Health and Safety Sub Committee:

We note the contents of the ETF press release and the call for EU standards on safety for the bus industry. General Secretary is instructed to raise these matters in the forthcoming Bus Bill though the TUC.

Branches and Regional Councils be advised

I am acting in accordance with this instruction. Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of relevant members.

Yours sincerely
 
Mick Cash
General Secretary