Lockdown is easing and things are slowly getting back to normal. But how bad has our mental health been affected during this pandemic? Last month, we announced that, as part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, we partnered with Mental Health Solutions for online mental health sessions. We’re excited to launch our first 1-hr session this Friday (3 July) at 2:30 pm which will cover tips and tricks for the trucking community on how to best cope with mental health. Colin Symington – Bailey , the Mental Health Solutions consultant, will discuss the following topics: – Mental health statistics – in relation to the workplace – Stigma and discrimination – Stress and burnout – Managing anxiety – Self-care practices – ActionforHappiness’ 10 keys to ...[Read More]
The road haulage sector is keeping the UK running during the coronavirus crisis – but drivers could be forced off the road due to a lack of routine medical testing, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned.
As part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, our friends over at Connected2 have set up a free online wellbeing session for drivers on Wednesday 29th April at 11 am.
What are the main things that contribute to people’s mental health? Worrying about money, a lack of social support and stress at work. For truckers, that’s a full house.
Stress created in the workplace is the main reason fleet drivers have accidents on the road.
As any trucker knows, life on the road can be lonely. Many spend months at a time away from home and family. Living in a space of three to five square metres, they rotate between the steering wheel, gas cooker and bed. It’s not hard to understand why some might turn to alcohol for respite.