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Driving Safety, Seatbelts

Driving safety is important to prevent accidents and injuries on the road. Here is a safety procedure that can help employees understand and follow proper driving safety procedures, including the importance of seat belts:

  1. Inspect vehicles: Employees should inspect all vehicles before driving to ensure they are in good condition, with properly functioning brakes, steering, and other safety features.
  2. Wear seat belts: Employees must wear seat belts at all times while driving or riding in a vehicle, as seat belts are a primary safety feature to prevent injuries in case of an accident.
  3. Follow traffic laws: Employees should obey traffic laws, including speed limits, stopping at red lights and stop signs, and avoiding distracted driving such as texting or using a phone while driving.
  4. Avoid aggressive driving: Employees should avoid aggressive driving, including tailgating, cutting off other drivers, or excessive speeding, as this can increase the risk of accidents.
  5. Use turn signals: Employees should use turn signals when changing lanes or turning, to alert other drivers and prevent accidents.
  6. Use headlights: Employees should use headlights when driving in low-light conditions or when visibility is reduced, such as during rain or fog.
  7. Avoid impaired driving: Employees should never drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as this impairs judgment and increases the risk of accidents.
  8. Secure loads: Employees should secure loads properly in the vehicle to prevent shifting or falling during transport, which can cause accidents or injuries.
  9. Report incidents: Employees should report any incidents or near-misses while driving, including accidents or near-accidents, to their supervisor immediately.

By following this safety procedure, employees can drive safely and prevent accidents and injuries on the road. Inspecting vehicles, wearing seat belts, following traffic laws, avoiding aggressive driving, using turn signals and headlights, avoiding impaired driving, securing loads, and reporting incidents are all important steps to ensure driving safety in the workplace.


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