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Driving at Work risks

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Driving at work remains one of the key areas of business risk, however it sometimes feels difficult to manage a dynamic risk environment like use of vehicles.

Health & Safety consultants often focus on the fixed risks on premises or construction sites. With more power for Police Forces tro bring Health & Safety prosecutions following road accidents, it is important for Business Risk Management to include Driving at Work.

Butler Evans are able to help.  We have developed Driving at Work risk management to help protect both your legal duty of care and your Health & Safety Compliance in one seamless process. The service will help your drivers avoid accidents which will lead to low insurance premiums and policy excess savings, reduction in lost working time and employees on sick leave. Additionally, our comprehensive documentation will help you avoid prosecution under the Health & Safety Offences Act 2008 which is increasingly the legislation of choice for enforcing responsibility on Businesses for their employees driving offences by Police Forces in England & Wales.

Drivers Handbook

We will help you produce a straightforward Driver Handbook which complies with your obligations and helps your employees understand their responsibilities.

Driving Risk Assessments

A comprehensive Driving Risk Assessment is essential to keep your employees safe and comply with your duty of care. Similar to other work activities, your Driving Risk Assessments should cover the suitability of the vehicle for the task, competence of the driver, training needs and maintenance.

Our Driving at Work Risk sservices

The service includes a modular selection of the following key benefits and can be tailored to suit your needs and your pocket:

  • Driving at work Risk Audit & Report
  • Comprehensive written Driving at Work & Driver Safety Policy
  • On-line driver risk assessments
  • On-line training option for identified low and medium risk drivers
  • On-going driver risk monitoring
  • Post-accident interview and recommendations
  • DVLA licence check for each driver
  • MOT and Insurance check for “grey fleet” drivers
  • Regular review of company risks and management process
  • Help desk to assist with fleet and driver safety matters

We work in partnership with Drive4Safety.co.uk who can tailor your package to meet all your expectations and budget.

We can provide assistance to fleets of any size and vehicle types, so please contact us today to find out more.

Call us on 0845 4310 448 or email us at motor@butlerevans.co.uk

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