The use of reversing cameras and monitors will not only save you
money but could prevent the injury or even death to an employee
or a member of the public.
HSE state a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur
during reversing. Many other reversing accidents do not result in
injury but cause costly damage to vehicles, equipment and premises.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds are being lost every year in vehicle
repair costs and loss of business due to long vehicle off road times.
Compensation claims are on the increase which not only costs money
but tarnishes the name and reputation of companies involved. Sick
pay to injured employees is also an unnecessary cost that can be
eradicated by the use of a reversal system.
SINCE THE YEAR 2000 MORE THAN
700 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED OR SERIOUSLY INJURED BY SLOW MOVING
VEHICLES IN THEIR PLACE OF WORK.
INVESTIGATORS NOTED THAT IN MOST
OF THESE INCIDENTS THE DRIVER AND VICTIM WERE BOTH AWARE OF
While the commercial impact of vehicle damage can be considerable,
it bears no comparison to the cost in human terms of many serious
injuries and fatalities arising from road traf€c accidents.
Companies now need to be aware that since the 6th of April 2008
Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 came into force
across the United Kingdom.
The Act means that for the first time companies and organisations
can be found guilty of corporate manslaughter if the manner in which
their activities are managed or organised causes a death and amounts
to a gross breach of a duty of care to the deceased. The legislation
has been put into place to ensure that organisations that do not
take Health and Safety risks seriously can now be prosecuted.
The aim of the act is to allow prosecution of companies that neglect
their Health and Safety responsibilities, resulting in a possible
conviction by way of an unlimited fine. To avoid this, companies
must ensure that current Health and Safely legislation are adhered
to and proper equipment and safety systems are in place and are
Reversal Systems will supply you the highest quality reverse cameras
and monitors to help prevent any such incidents occurring.