Driver Safety




The Essential Driver Safety Online E-learning Course

Safety on the road must be high on the list of priorities for any employer – to assist in this area First Health and Safety have produced a state of the art e-learning Driver Safety training course. This module will reinforce safe driving techniques and provide information on the hazards peripatetic employees may encounter whilst on the road.

There is a lot of legislation around the use of vehicles at work and their maintenance. Health and safety legislation also puts the onus on employees to ensure the health and safety (as far as reasonably practicable) of their employees. Importantly, this includes driving on public roads. By managing road safety that’s work related employers can help to reduce the amount of road related incidents. For example, this means that there is less absenteeism due to injuries, less costly repairs to vehicles (and the associated insurance costs), fewer incidences of people missing orders and of course the reduction in running cost.

This driver safety course module has been designed to highlight awareness and refresh information regarding safety whilst driving at work.

 


Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will have learned about:

  • Understand the reasons for driving safely
  • Be aware of both employers & employees responsibilities
  • Be aware of the dangers of driving too fast
  • Demonstrate understanding of different types of driving hazards and good driving practices

Driver Safety Course Content

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  • Introduction
  • Inappropriate speed
  • Driving and mobile phones
  • Drinking and driving
  • Driving in winter
  • Safety tips
  • Multiple choice questions

Who should complete this course?

The driver safety course is designed for employees and managers who drive at work.

  • Prior Learning? - None required
  • Pre Course learning? - None required
  • Certification - All candidates who successfully complete the module will be issued with a certificate of learning
  • Duration - Approximately 30 minutes

The HSE also has a lot of useful information and guidance on driving at work on their website.

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