Driver and vehicle health and safety templates

The following driver and vehicle health and safety templates are included in our Health and Safety Folder. Click on the links to discover more about each template.

 
Driver and vehicle policy

Vehicle forms

Driver risk assessment


 



Driver training

Vehicle signage

 

Driver and vehicle health and safety templates Driving at work 


Driving at work is recognised as one of the most dangerous workplace activities.  It is believed that over 25% of all vehicle mileage is work related.  Every week approximately 30% of all accidents involve someone driving at work. Every year 200 deaths or serious injuries involve someone driving at work.  

All employers have a duty under health and safety law for on road work activities. The Health and Safety at Work etc states they must ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of all employees while at work and ensure others are not put at risk.
 
With the introduction of corporate manslaughter law in 2008 an employer can now be held responsible for the actions of an employee driving at work.  Therefore, there are certain steps that need to be taken by an employer to reduce the risks.
 
Employers must where applicable:
 
  • Assess the risks arising from driving at work
  • Manage and control the risks of driving at work  
  • Providing information and training 


Driving at work safety further reading

  
Driving-at-work Driving at work 
a guide to managing work road safety  


 
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