Simon Turner from Fleet21 explains the importance of having effective policies and procedures for managing work-related road safety.
Occupational road safety compliance can be fairly subjective for employers, with safety procedures simply stating that companies should “take all reasonable measures to minimise risk”. But what are those measures, and to what extent should you adhere to them?
Unfortunately, it is unlikely an external body will check what occupational road safety procedures are in place at a business until an employee is involved in a traffic accident. Not only does this mean that supposedly established procedures can fall by the wayside, but that the first people to call you up on your processes could be the police.
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