Employers are required to assess any potential hazards that their employees may encounter at work. They have to put risk controls in place to reduce the risk to an acceptable level under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.
If an employee’s work tasks involve driving, this means all of the potential hazards of operating a vehicle on the road must be assessed and controlled.
Why Is Driver Risk Profiler Important?
There were 1,752 fatalities and 25,945 serious injuries due to road accidents in the latest available data, according to the Department of Transport.
The latest statistics for occupational drivers reveal that over 72,000 work-related road accidents occurred in the UK in 2015/16, according to the Labour Force Survey.