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|Road Safety at Work|
Every day thousands of workers in British Columbia drive while they're on the job - not only couriers and truck drivers but also sales people, homecare workers, utility workers and countless others.
Driving can be risky. In fact, occupational motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of deaths in British Columbia. On average, 24 workers are killed in crashes each year. Between 2006 and 2010 the cost of claims to WorkSafeBC stemming from car crashes involving workers was almost $42 million.
New online toolkit launched to make driving safer for workers
Employers have responsibilities to keep their respective workplaces safe, even if that workplace is a car, light-duty truck or big rig.
Road Safety at Work
5 steps to reduce your organization's road safety risk
RoadSafetyAtWork.ca guides employers through five key steps to enhance employee road safety. The five steps are:
Online tools, tips, guidance, examples and a comprehensive list of preferred practices provide additional support as the user works through each step.
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WorkSafeBC news releaseRoadSafetyAtWork.ca provides tools to improve safety for B.C.'s working drivers , Richmond, B.C., February 17, 2012
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