Posted by Ashley Bechtel in #YHSafetyTips, Dec 28, 2016
There are a lot of things that you need to keep in mind when driving a company vehicle. Not only do you have the responsibility of keeping yourself and other drivers safe, you are also responsible for keeping the companies assets safe.
Below are some statistics on the frequency of motor vehicle accidents.
As an employer, one way to keep your employees safe is to set up a safe driving program. Accidents can be very costly, not just in monetary terms. They can also cause psychological effects to the employees involved in the accident as well as their coworkers and families. Having a driver safety program for your employees can:
Some other things to keep in mind to help keep your employees safe while driving include:
As an employee you can help keep yourself safe by following these guidelines:
You can view a downloadable PDF on safe driving practices for employees from OSHA here.
And for more information you can check out OSHAs article here.
Check back next week when we cover anxiety awareness in the workplace.
If you missed last weeks post on winches, you can find that here.