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Driving Safety

Although employers cannot control roadway conditions, they can promote driving safety by providing safety information to workers and by setting and enforcing driver safety policies. Crashes are not an unavoidable part of doing business.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) requirements for the motor vehicle industry are addressed in specific OSHA standards for agriculture and maritime. 29 CFR Part 500 Subpart D, 29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918.

Government Regulations:
OSHA Motor Vehicle Safety
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Who Needs this Training?
A person who handles, offers for transport, or transports hazardous materials must be adequately trained in driving safety.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
Employees can be exposed to dangerous driving conditions while on the job. The proper training will help protect employees from exposure.

Included Topics:
By the end of this driving safety course, we will have covered the following topics:
Introduction – 0:18
Topic 1: Introduction to Driving – 1:34
Topic 2: Impaired Driving – 2:31
Topic 3: Defensive Driving – 3:05
Topic 4: Distracted Driving – 1:42
Topic 5: Extreme Weather – 2:48
Topic 6: Transportation of Hazardous Materials – 2:37
Topic 7: Inspections and Maintenance – 1:02
Summary – 0:22

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 25 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.


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