FTAI launches online COVID-19 ‘Return to Work Safely’ training courses for logistics

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

The Government’s ‘Return to Work Safely’ protocol requires all employers and employees to receive training on safe practices in the workplace to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the Irish logistics sector, has launched two online training courses, designed for those working within the freight distribution, logistics and passenger transport sectors, to enable them to implement the guidelines and reopen business safely.

The first course, COVID-19 General & Driver Induction Training Course provides a 30-minute overview on employer and employee obligations under the ‘Return to Work Safely’ protocol. The second, COVID-19 Worker Representative Training Course, is a more in-depth, tailored two-hour programme designed for the freight distribution, logistics and passenger transport industries, for those with added responsibility in the workplace.

Aidan Flynn, General Manager of FTAI, explained: “Protecting the safety of the workforce is the priority of all businesses within the logistics sector. To help employers and employees understand their legal obligations under the Government’s ‘Return to Work Safely’ protocol, FTAI’s new online courses have been designed with accessibility and affordability in mind. The courses will help to ensure businesses are able to kickstart their operations as efficiently and swiftly as possible, and, most importantly, contain the spread of COVID-19 through effective and safe working practices.”

The training courses are available online and can be booked by emailing info@ftai.ie or phoning 01 8447516. For group bookings of more than six people, please contact Kathryn Kennedy on KKennedy@ftai.ie or by phoning 01 8447516.

Latest issue
Advertising
Latest posts
The shuttles will run 7 days a week, for up to 10 years. The new service includes a complete transport system, validated safety, and…
*faigle Kunststoffe launches hanging straps with antibacterial properties Passengers on public transport usually don’t think twice about reaching for hanging straps. Now, Vorarlberg-based plastics…
100 new Zero Emission buses and EV charging infrastructure are heading to Translink in Northern Ireland.   The new battery electric buses will be supplied by…
City Sightseeing Glasgow  will launch a full fleet of brand new electric open top buses, supplied by Wrightbus, making it one of the world’s…
Thousands of bus and coach industry professionals attended the Euro Bus Expo 2022, as the highly-anticipated event returned to the NEC Birmingham this week….
Bus Éireann has celebrated its employees’ achievements in 2022 at the regional annual GEM (‘Go the Extra Mile’) Awards, which recognise excellent customer service,…
The MAN Lion’s City E was announced as the International Bus of the Year (IBOY) 2023 at a special ‘Stars of the Year’ ceremony…
Following Citylink Ireland’s acquisition of GoBus, the National Public Passenger Transport Coach company has revised its corporate look, as featured recently by Universal Graphics,…

This website uses cookies in order to improve the site and user experience. By continuing to use it, you agree to our Privacy Policy.