Safe Work Practice - Driving

Safe Work Practice - Driving

  • $5.99
    Unit price per 

Driving is a common activity that can pose significant hazards in the workplace if not done correctly. It's important to eliminate bad driving habits that we might develop over time and adhere to specific Do's and Don'ts to ensure safety in the workplace.

Key Features:

  • Additional PPE Required:
    • Seatbelt
    • Hands-free device for cell phone
  • Date of Creation: [Insert Date]
  • Reviewed/Revised By: [Insert Name]

General Safe Work Practices:

  • Pre-Trip Inspection:

    • Walk around the vehicle before each trip to ensure the pathway is clear of obstructions.
    • Check mirrors and perform a visual inspection before pulling out of a parking stall. Whenever possible, back into parking spots for safer departure.
  • Driving and Maneuvering:

    • When backing up, proceed slowly and check side and rear-view mirrors. If visibility is obstructed, get someone to guide you out of the stall.
    • Ensure proper vehicle maintenance to avoid incidents.
  • Entering and Exiting Vehicles:

    • Use caution when entering and exiting vehicles to avoid slipping or tripping. Be aware of placement of hands and feet when closing doors to avoid pinch points.
  • Avoid Distractions:

    • Avoid any activities that will distract your attention while driving, including talking on cell phones. Use a hands-free unit or pull over to use the phone.
  • Road and Weather Conditions:

    • Ensure to drive for weather, visibility, and road conditions. If road conditions are too dangerous, postpone the trip until it is safer to drive. Keep a road emergency kit on hand.
  • Awareness and Safety:

    • Be aware of surroundings to avoid incidents with animals, pedestrians, or other vehicles. Try to anticipate the worst-case scenarios.


  • Improved Safety: Adhering to these practices significantly reduces the risk of accidents and incidents while driving at work.
  • Elimination of Bad Habits: Helps eliminate bad driving habits that may develop over time, promoting safer driving behaviors.
  • Compliance: Ensures adherence to workplace safety protocols and regulations regarding driving.

How to Use:

  1. Educate Workers: Train all employees on the safe work practices for driving and the importance of following them.
  2. Regular Inspections: Conduct regular vehicle inspections and maintenance checks to ensure vehicle safety.
  3. Monitor Compliance: Regularly review driving practices and reinforce the importance of following the safe work practices.

Implement these safe work practices to ensure that driving in the workplace is conducted safely and efficiently, minimizing the risk of accidents and promoting a culture of safety.