Winter Driving Safety Handout for Supervisors

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BENEFITS

When workers drive as part of their duties, it’s critical that you take all reasonable steps to ensure their safety while on the road. Because driving in the winter is particularly hazardous due to weather conditions, these safety measures should address the hazards posed by winter driving. And it’s important that supervisors understand winter driving hazards and the company’s safety measures to protect workers from these hazards.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Adapt this handout for your OHS program and the requirements in your jurisdictions’ OHS and motor vehicle laws. Give it to supervisors to ensure that they fulfill their obligations to protect the workers they supervise from hazards while driving for work in the winter.

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