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New crisis management seminar for fleet professionals

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Fleet managers and HR professionals are being given the opportunity to learn more about dealing with the aftermath of a crash involving one of their vehicles.

Following a successful crisis management training seminar in Manchester last December, Brake is inviting fleet professionals to a one-day training session focusing on managing the consequences of a road crash or other sudden, violent vehicle-related event.

Topics covered in the free seminar will include managing the costs of a crisis, and the policies and procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash.

The seminar is being sponsored by Alphabet GB and takes place on Tuesday, March 3, at Alphabet’s UK headquarters in Farnborough.

The event is being delivered as part of the Global Fleet Champions campaign to prevent crashes and improve air quality resulting from vehicles used for work or business purposes.

David Jones, communications manager at Alphabet (GB), said: “Ensuring employee and public safety, as well as managing your company’s reputational risks, are the concerns which keep fleet professionals up at night.

"However well-informed you might be, it’s a rapidly changing area – so it’s vitally important to stay up–to-date. Which is why Alphabet are pleased to partner with Brake in order to provide a one day course on best practice crisis management free of charge to fleet professionals.

"By raising awareness of organisational responsibilities for those managing fleets and ‘at work drivers’, as well as sharing practical examples and expert insight, we’re helping individuals and businesses better understand their duty of care obligations.

"Organisations can never completely eliminate risk, but by preparing well and making sure you have robust, developed procedures in place, you can minimise your risks and ensure that should the worst happen the business responds in the correct way.”

Find out more about the seminar and book your place here.

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