Driving in the workplace
Tuesday 23rd March @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am GMTFree
Driving is likely to be one of the most dangerous activities an employer is ever likely to ask their staff to do. Over a quarter of all accidents involve someone who at the time of the incident, was on a work-related journey. This webinar aims to help businesses understand why driver safety in the workplace is important, what might happen if things go wrong and what needs to be in place to meet their legal duty of care obligations, therefore protecting th• Welcome – setting the scene – you don’t know what you don’t know (by the end of the webinar, you will know what you didn’t know before!)
Adrian Hide is a road safety specialist with over 33 years’ experience in driver risk management and driver training. He has worked in both the private and public sectors and passionate about making travel safer on our roads.
Adrian helps businesses to understand their duty of care obligations under Health & Safety law and then work with them to set up and manage a driver risk management programme and training that’s right for their business.
Sadly, more people die because of a road collision than for any other work-related activity. In fact, over a quarter of all collisions involve someone who was driving as part of their work at the time of the incident. It’s not only a legal requirement to manage driver risk; it’s also the right thing to do. It’s all about protecting people, the business, their brand and their reputation.
8.30am – Welcome from theStaffordshire Chamber
8.35am – A short video about business under Police investigation
8.40am – Presentation including; why was the business being investigated, the legislation, Potential consequences, what needs to be in place to: be a responsible and caring employer, meet duty of care obligations and Health & Safety legislation, rotect the business, its brand and reputation and what are your next steps? Their business, their brand and as a responsible employer, do the right thing for their staff.
9.15am Interactive Q&A
9.30am – Close