Workplace Transport Safety - Safe Drivers and Employees

Organisation profile

The Health and Safety Authority is the national statutory body with responsibility for ensuring that approximately 1.9 million workers (employed and self-employed) and those affected by work activity are protected from death, injury and ill-health arising from all work activities and chemicals.

Training aim

The couse will assist employers and employees who supervise or manage vehicle related activites in the workplace, in particular the safety considerations around drivers and employees.  

Learning objectives

The Workplace Transport Safety - Safe Drivers and Employees online course covers:

•  the key safety issues to consider when managing drivers

• the key factors to be taken into account for driver selection and authorisation

• the key elements of a workplace driver training programme

•  the key safety considerations when selecting and authorising drivers.

Course outline

The Workplace Transport Safety - Safe Drivers and Employees  course is a free online awareness raising course from the Health and Safety Authority.  It covers key safety issues to consider when managing drivers, including:

•             selection and initial training

•             refresher training

•             regular checking of drivers, employees and contractor performance

•             management control and supervision

•             monitoring behaviour of pedestrians and drivers of all vehicles       including those visiting the premises 

Trainer's profile

This online course is delivered by the Health and Safety Authority, Ireland's national statutory body for workplace safety and health. 

Course duration

30 minutes

Assessment & certification

Learners can download a certificate of completion once the course and short assessment is completed in full. 

Who should attend

Employers and employees who supervise or manage vehicle related activities in the workplace. The content is suitable for all workplace transport settings.

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