How Medical Transport Services Ensure Safe Transport

Medical couriers handle life-saving medications and specimens. Often, these critical medical items have to be delivered quickly and with all safety precautions taken. Here is how a medical courier service is able to provide a stable and secure transportation for its clients.

Tracking Technology

In the business, it is important that you can track every part of the journey. You should know where the driver is at all times. When you have real time tracking technology, then you can figure out where the blood courier Pennsylvania hospitals depend on is at all times. This is good for medical staff, the patient and the blood courier service.

Trained Handling

When it comes to blood courier and other medical courier services, it is crucial that the drivers are trained and licensed. In fact, the courier has to be licensed to handle specimens. They should have training in lab safety and biohazard processes. Likewise, they have to have an understanding and a training to deal with spills and other issues that may occur.

Chain of Custody Maintenance

Chain of custody is crucial in the medical transport business. It is crucial that you use a service that maintains the chain of custody and considers it to be an important part of the process. All medical carriers adhere to the strict regulations of each and every delivery. If they are not knowledgeable, then there is more risk. All couriers should be qualified and experienced.

When it comes to medical transport, it is crucial that specimens arrive safely. There are ways that medical transport services ensure that the delivery arrives safely. It is important for a service to have well-trained employees or contractors and to go out of their way to ensure the proper regulations are followed. With these three areas taken care of, the delivery is far more stable. … Read More..

Keeping Your Number Plates Safe

With car crime in the rise year on year, it is of the utmost importance that you take some extra precautions when purchasing, selling and displaying number plates. Vehicle cloning is a crime where criminals purchase registration plates that do not belong to them, and placing them on their cars to commit crimes while posing as you. There has been a 17% increase in crimes like this from 2017 to 2018.

To counter this, replacement number plates suppliers have to ask for certain documentation when you are purchasing your number plates, this is to ensure you are the legal owner of the registration that you are trying to purchase. The documents that they will ask for are:

IDENTITY DOCUMENTs

You can use the following to confirm your name and address:

  • driving license
  • utility, Council Tax or rates bill from the last 6 months
  • bank or building society statement from the last 6 months
  • national identity card

The following will confirm your name only:

  • passport – does not have to be issued in the UK
  • bank or building society debit or credit card
  • police warrant card
  • armed forces identity card

PROVING YOU CAN USE THE REGISTRATION NUMBER

You must have one of the following to show you’re allowed to display the registration number:

  • vehicle registration certificate (V5C or V5CNI)
  • new keeper supplement (V5C/2 or V5C/2NI)
  • certificate of entitlement (V750 or V750NI) to the number
  • retention document (V778)
  • a renewal reminder for vehicle tax or SORN (V11 or V11NI)
  • temporary registration certificate (V379 or V379NI)
  • a number plate authorisation certificate (V948) with an official stamp from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
  • an electronic number plate authorisation certificate (eV948 or eV948/2)
  • a letter of authorisation from a fleet operator (including lease or hire company) quoting the document reference number from the registration certificate
  • if your fleet is in the new V5C on demand scheme (also called ‘V5C suppression’), a PDF of the vehicle’s details from the view vehicle record service
  • UK trailer registration certificate (VTRC)

Once your number plates have been received, we recommend that you fit your number plates with anti theft screws. Criminals will stop at nothing to be able to get your number plates in their cars or motorcycles. They will try to rip the number plates off of your car, and if they are not fit properly then they will be successful. This type of screw is extremely hard to pull out, and requires a special key to unscrew in the conventional manner. … Read More..