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Steps on Building Your Program

 

Step 1: Plan

The main objective of an occupational road safety plan is to prevent work-related motor vehicle incidents and minimize the injuries, financial costs and other losses they cause. Understand where the organization is and where it should be in terms of road safety. Set goals, establish priorities for action, assign responsibilities and decide how performance will be measured. There are 4 main components in the Plan Stage.

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Step 2: Do

"The next step involves applying your understanding of the driving-related hazards employees face, and taking action to address them. The main elements of the Do phase are:
a) Determining which controls and measures will be most effective in reducing exposures to the identified hazards
b) Developing those controls and measures
c) Implementing them"

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Step 3: Check

The check step involves finding out if the processes and practices that were implemented are accomplishing intended outcomes. Checking is analyzing relevant information to determine if the controls you've put in place are reducing the behind the wheel risks.

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Step 4: Act

Based on what you find out in the CHECK phase, you now need to look for ways to adjust processes to improve performance and tackle emerging road safety issues. Act is about finding ways to continuously improve.

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