DriveWize | Driver Safety Training

By: Essentialskillz  05/12/2011
Keywords: Health And Safety, safety training, risk assessment

                   DriveWize is an online driver risk assessment and training system. Ideal for any company that has employees in company cars or using their own cars on company business.

Course Overview

This 35 minute course is designed to increase awareness of how your behaviour on the road can affect how safe a driver you are. Accidents happen due to inattention and distractions as well as failure to observe the rules of the road. This course will help you identify those behaviours that affect road safety and provide information to ensure you use the road as safely as possible.

Target Audience

Anyone who drives on company business.

Course Objectives

In this training course employees will learn:

  • A better awareness of your responsibilities when driving on a public roadway
  • Take more responsibility for the everyday safety of your vehicle
  • Recognise dangerous driving behaviours that cause accidents
  • Be more familiar with safe driving techniques
  • Recognise the importance of good posture and posture change whilst driving

Benefits to your Organisation

  • Many workplace fatalities and serious injuries occur on the roads. Managing occupational road risk within your organisation ensures compliance with current Health and Safety legislation by extending your 'duty of care' to those who drive for work purposes
  • Reduce risk of liability under the Corporate Manslaughter Act in case of a work related road fatality by demonstrating good workplace practice and good management in relation to safe driving
  • In the event of an accident demonstrate compliance with the relevant legislation by producing an audit trail for both driver training and risk assessment data
  • Reduce the costs associated with accidents; repairs, insurance costs, days lost to injury, by raising awareness of appropriate road safety behaviours and delivering specific company related policies
  • Easily identify high risk drivers for immediate action

Keywords: Audit Trail, Health And Safety, risk assessment, safety training

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