CLOCS Bulletin June 2017

2 Jun 2017

CLOCS Bulletin
Another 10 new CLOCS Champions - now 461
Bowmer and Kirkland Ltd
Kier Construction Ltd
Aspen Build Ltd
Cantillon Ltd
Konrad Alggaier Spedition GmbH&CO.KG
John Dickinson Transport Ltd
T Fuel Card Services
Toureen Group Ltd
Onsite Support

Over 300 CLOCS Champions have now outlined their 2017/18 CLOCS Implementation Plans.

These high level corporate plans set out each organisation’s intent to actively promote adoption of the CLOCS National Standard – through their planning policies/conditions, procurement requirements, or communications incl. websites & newsletters. The latest champion to publish their plans is OnSite Support Ltd, key partner of Dragados on the £600m Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project – OnSite Support Ltd (as a fleet operator) plans to progress to FORS Gold, ensure supply chain compliance now and share collision data now; and (as a communicator) will use newsletters and website to get at least 20% of their customers and suppliers to adopt CLOCS.
Refocus on…CLOCS guide
This guide helps procurement and contract managers to play an effective role in managing work related road risk (WRRR) and improving road safety in the construction logistics industry – it covers:
  • Including the CLOCS Standard in your procurement strategy
  • Implementing your procurement strategy
    • New contracts – also existing contracts
    • Template PQQ & ITT clauses
    • 90 days’ notice to comply
    • Exemptions
  • Next steps
  • FAQs 

CLOCS Site Compliance Monitoring Checklist – claim your 2 free visits 
This Checklist is now available and ready to be used on CLOCS Champions’ sites. Champions should nominate their sites to be visited – first 2 visits are FREE but champions can request visits to other sites for a small fee (discounted when combined with a Considerate Constructors Scheme site review). For more details, including a copy of the Checklist, please click here. We have arranged a guide to assist you with preparation of your visit which is available here.
New! Collision investigation toolkit and training launched

FORS has launched a new Collision Management Toolkit to help operators reduce the number and severity of road traffic collisions that their vehicles are involved in. The toolkit will help organisations set up collision management policy, processes and procedures… read more.


Two new collision management training courses have also been launched for Road Risk Champions and Collision Investigators along with an online eLearning module. A limited number of funded courses are available to FORS accredited operators. The first date for each course is now sold out – more dates will be released very shortly… read more.

New! Construction Logistics Planning course - foundation and practitioner

Transport for London has launched a brand new Construction Logistics Planning qualification (endorsed by the CILT) to help developers, contractors, planners, operators and consultants better understand, prepare and assess more consistent, simplified Construction Logistics Plans (CLPs). The training provides the opportunity to gain insight from other stakeholder perspectives. The course is split into two full day modules – those attending the foundation course are then able to progress to the practitioner module. If you are interested in attending or would like more info, please email

Best practice resources, case studies and e-learning
The Considerate Constructors Scheme’s Best Practice Hub now has a section devoted to CLOCS – click here to visit the website. This practical resource provides a breakdown of section 3.4 of the CLOCS National Standard with various links to relevant resources.  It also includes some CCS Checklist guidance on how and where road safety is discussed under the Scheme’s Code, provides access to e-learning on Vulnerable Road Users, a link to the Scheme’s Spotlight on Cycle Safety initiative, and other links to the formal CLOCS resources such as posters, templates, leaflets and processes. 
CLOCS Champion workshops
A series of CLOCS Champion workshops have been launched by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). The half-day workshops are free to attend for FORS operators and aim to improve the understanding of CLOCS across the more.
To book a place  if you are interested in hosting a future workshop, contact Glen Davies

CLOCS guide - assessment for on-site ground conditions
A new CLOCS guide has been produced to help all site operators to consistently assess and communicate the ground conditions on their sites – enabling site operators to ensure ground conditions are suitable for vehicles fitted with safety features & side under-run protection, and fleet operators to use the most appropriate vehicle. Full details on
Key sections of the guide:
  • Assessing and rating on-site ground conditions
  • Applying the on-site ground conditions assessment
  • Submitting your site rating
  • Site ground conditions assessment form
Key aspects of on-site ground conditions assessment:
  • Approach angle
  • Ground material type
  • Rutting & bumps
  • Water

CLOCS presents H&S award at Constructing Excellence awards
Last night Hannah White, TfL’s Freight & Fleet Programme Manager, represented CLOCS in presenting the winners of the 2017 CE awards’ Health, Safety & Wellbeing category with a trophy in recognition of their outstanding commitment to driving better standards across their organisation & industry. Hannah commented, “The quality of shortlisted entries was really high – but Landsecurities was just outstanding!" Full brochure available here.
CLOCS seminars at NFDC Demo Expo in Hertfordshire and at Chartered Institute of Housing
NFDC, as CLOCS ‘Communicator’ Champions organised a CLOCS awareness seminar on 23/6 for all attending their annual Demo Expo in Hertfordshire. Attendees got an introduction into CLOCS and the suite of guidance that exist to help planners, procurers, site operators and fleet operators embed the CLOCS National Standard in their respective policies and practices.  

And in partnership with LHC procurement, attendees at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference and exhibition in Manchester on 27/6 received a similar introduction to CLOCS, helping accelerate nationwide understanding and implementation.

June 2017
Dates for the Diary


11th July 2017
Universities Safety and Health Association

Collisions and incidents this month

24 June 2017 – Islington, London
Cyclist Injury A cyclist has suffered serious injuries after a lorry collided with his bike in Upper Street
19 June 2017 – Uxbridge, London
Pedestrian Killed Southall Broadway collision: Man pronounced dead at scene after being struck by lorry
16 June 2017 – Inverness
Cyclist Injury Cyclist 'serious' in hospital after collision with lorry in Highlands
14 June 2017 – London
Pedestrian fatality - Deptford Bridge crash: Woman dies after being hit by cement truck in south east London
12 June 2017 – Aberdeen
Pedestrian injury - Woman knocked down and trapped under lorry near Lidl
09 June 2017 – Avon and Somerset
Pedestrian injury - Pedestrian seriously injured in A370 lorry crash
03 June 2017 – Kiddlington Oxfordshire
Motorcyclist fatality - Motorcyclist killed in crash with lorry on A34 near Kidlingtonb
03 June 2017 – Glasgow, Scotland
Pedestrian Injury - Pedestrian struck by lorry taken to hospital in Glasgow
27 May 2017 – Birmingham
Pedestrian Injury - Elderly woman in hospital with serious injuries after lorry collision


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