Address impaired driving to reduce risks
This month’s road safety goal is recognizing and addressing impairment. Choose one or more of the following activities to help you reach that goal.
• Hold a tailgate meeting and use WorkSafeBC’s Substance Use and Workplace Impairment Toolbox Meeting Guide to discuss the risks associated with impairment.
Resource: Substance Use and Workplace Impairment Toolbox Meeting Guide (https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/toolbox-meeting-guides/substance-use-and-workplace-impairment?lang=en&direct)
• Learn more about impairment by reviewing the Impaired Driving Tool Kit.
Resource: Impaired Driving Tool Kit (https://roadsafetyatwork.ca/resource/tool-kit/impaired-driving/)
• Develop an impaired driving policy or review your existing policy.
• Make effective communication a key part of implementing that policy.
Resources: Develop and implement an impaired driving policy (https://roadsafetyatwork.ca/resource/template/impairment-policy-template/) and put it to work by communicating effectively to staff (https://roadsafetyatwork.ca/your-road-safety-plan/#do-put-your-plan-to-work)
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