Welcome to the Cambridgeshire IIRSM branch page.
Area/region covered by postcode: CB, PE1 -9, PE13-19, SG
Chair: Karen Hoskins
Branch Secretary – Dale Banham
Treasurer – Jim Bowerbanks
Membership Officer – Andy Owens
Communications Officer – Eleanor Mills
Events Officer – Ray Smith
Contact: Karen Hoskins
Pre-registration required: Email Karen Hoskins, Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of next meeting: 05 February 2013
Time and venue of next meeting: 2-5pm
c/o Barnsdale Hall Hotel
Nr Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AB
Speaker subject: Transport Management
Does your organisation's activities include Transport Management? Whether your transport operations consist of just one or two vehicles or a full fleet, you'll need to be familiar with the requirements of The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).
Who is responsible for ensuring that your vehicles are not overloaded? Driver or Employer? or both?
In these economic times, load optimisation is also vitally important to fleet operators, to ensure they are maximising loads and have the right vehicles for the job.
Did you know that VOSA enforces licensing and testing, with the aim of improving the roadworthiness standards of vehicles, ensuring the compliance of operators and drivers, and supporting the independent Traffic Commissioners.
This 1 1/2 hour presentation is designed for H&S professionals/managers/Transport Managers and seeks to raise awareness of the dangers and risks associated to vehicle overloading.
By the end of the presentation you will understand:
Why does overloading occur?
How big is the problem of overloaded vehicles on our roads?
What are the dangers associated with overloaded vehicles?
Understanding vehicle maximum permissible weights Precautions and advice for fleet operators Types of equipment
Registration – please pre-register
We ask you kindly to pre-register for the Branch meeting by emailing confirmation of your intention to attend to email@example.com so that adequate facilities and refreshments are available. Please also notify us in your registration email if you have any mobility issues, or other vulnerability including special dietary requirements, which may require further assistance or arrangements on the day, so that we may make suitable arrangements in advance.
Additional information (news, activities etc.)
Minutes from the 27 September 2012 meeting
Minutes from the 7th June Cambridgeshire branch meeting