TRAD Hire & Sales Continues to DRIVE the Industry

18th July 2016

TRAD Hire & Sales recently took delivery of a new commercial fleet of Scania P320 trucks. Fitted with Euro 6 compliant engines, these modern trucks are designed to help protect the environment and lower the company’s carbon footprint through greater fuel efficiency. The fleet is also making TRAD greener and cleaner by lowering levels of harmful exhaust emissions.

Putting safety first

The trucks have numerous safety features to protect both employees and the general public. For example, the ‘fall prevention system’ fitted around the truck beds prevent people falling from height. Plus, there’s the top of the range four-camera safety system. Mounted in the cab, this system helps protect pedestrians and cyclists by reducing blind spots in the driver’s field of vision. There are also sensors along both sides of the lorry and audible warnings when the truck indicates left.Another handy safety feature is the remote-controlled FASSI crane. This gives the operator full visual control of every aspect of the lifting process from anywhere around the truck, increasing visibility and helping create a much safer working environment.

TRAD Hire & Sales is dedicated to driver and vehicle safety. They are FORS Bronze accredited, and are committed to achieve FORS Silver early next year.

Raising awareness

Added to all this is the new distinctive paintwork livery and visuals, featuring striking graphics and ground-breaking ‘chrome’ film. Not only will this help the trucks stand out and promote TRAD Hire & Sales, but it will also increase awareness of it’s product range including the innovative Plettac METRIX scaffolding system.

NASC

NASC

The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

ROSPA

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators which aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

CHAS

CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

Constructionline

Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.

BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.

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