Our Driving Concern staff members offer a variety of professional development opportunities. Click on any one of the links below and make plans to attend a free session:
Thursday, Nov. 5 (10-11:30 a.m.): Our Driving Concern Fast Pass: This transportation safety training offers quick look at resources and tools you can use to improve your safety plan.
Thursday, Nov. 12 (9-10 a.m.): Fatigue is Impairment: How to Safeguard Your Employees from Driving Drowsy. Law enforcement experts have shared that the similarities of driving characteristics between a fatigued driver and a drug-impaired driver are indistinguishable – yet how often have you heard someone “push through” driving on a long trip or late at night? A fatigued driver can be risky to your business. This webinar will address how to safeguard your employees from the impact of driving while drowsy, discussing what you can do as an employer to mitigate risks through policy.
Wednesday, Nov. 18 (10-11 a.m.): Cannabis, HR and Polydrugs: A DITTE Deep Dive. This training explores the effects of cannabis in the workplace and how to mitigate risk through random testing of employees in safety-sensitive positions. Costs incurred by an employee-involved crash will be explored.
The second part of the training focuses on how to develop or improve a resource guide for drug policies, programs and practices within your organization. Tools that develop understanding of polydrug impact on driving will be introduced.
Thursday, Jan. 7 (9-10:30 a.m.): Alcohol and Inhalants: A DITTE Deep Dive. This training explores the effects of alcohol and other drugs on driving and workplace performance as well as highlights the cost and lifestyle impacts of a DWI-alcohol arrest. Benefits of preventative training for employers and employees also are outlined. The second part of the training focuses on inhalants as a unique category of drugs that are available in the workplace as legal substances designed for benign purposes. Developing objective documentation practices will be discussed.
Wednesday, Jan. 13 (9-10:30 a.m.): Our Driving Concern Fast Pass: This transportation safety training offers quick look at resources and tools you can use to improve your safety plan.
Wednesday, Jan. 20 (10-11 a.m.): Backing Up: Tips to Get 100% of Your Employees On Board with Prevention. National Safety Council Senior Program Manager Lisa Robinson reviews the use of safe vehicle backing tips for employers and their employees that can help prevent collisions on and off the job. Mitigate these avoidable incidents with up-front, easy tools to engage all your employees in safer backing situations.