Driver safety for work

Driver safety for work

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of work related deaths in Australia every year. Whether it's driving to and from work or driving is an integral part of your work, this course will be a timely refresher on getting there safely.

This course has been written by healthcare content experts, has been peer reviewed and has been reviewed by a lawyer.

Target Audience

All healthcare workers and managers.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this interactive course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the main causes of motor vehicle accidents.
  2. Perform a safety check before driving.
  3. Know the different roles and responsibilities for drivers and managers.
  4. Apply principles of safe driving in different environments and varying road and weather conditions.
  5. Know what to do if a problem arises.
  6. Understand and be able to apply the principles of defensive driving.

Business Outcomes

Contributing to providing a safe working environment, this course will be a reminder to some and provide new and additional information for others to incorporate into their daily driving routine. It provides great tips for everyone and identifies the different responsibilities that managers and employees have in ensuring everyone is safe when driving a vehicle.

Suitable for all drivers, it covers driving in cities and on isolated roads, short and long distant driving, and driving in all weather conditions.