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Course 719 Certificate
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Modules: 7
Hours: 5
Sectors: All Industries

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Course 719 Fleet Management Safety

Key Topics

  • Costs of Vehicle Accidents
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Transporting People and Equipment
  • Driver Qualification Standards
  • Licensing, Driver Training and Evaluation
  • Accident Investigations

Target Audience

  • Manager
  • Supervisor

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Motor Vehicle-Related Incidents: The Leading Cause of Occupational Fatalities

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a new analysis indicating that highway deaths fell to 32,367 in 2011, marking the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year. The updated 2011 data show the historic downward trend in recent years continued through last year and represent a 26 percent decline in traffic fatalities overall since 2005.(Source: NHTSA)

The risk of roadway crashes associated with on-the-job operation of motor vehicles affects millions of U.S. workers. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in 2007:

  • Nearly 3.9 million workers in the U.S. were classified as motor vehicle operators.
  • More than 40% (1.6 million) of these motor vehicle operators were employed as heavy truck (including tractor-trailer) drivers

Other workers who use motor vehicles in performing their jobs are spread across numerous other occupations. These include workers who operate vehicles owned or leased by their employer, and those who drive personal vehicles for work purposes.

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Does your organization need a Fleet Safety Plan?

To answer that question, answer the following:

  • Do we operate vehicles for work?
  • Do our employees drive for work purposes?
  • Does our staff drive our vehicles for private purposes?
  • Do we provide employees with personal vehicles?
  • Do employees or others drive on our premises?
  • Do we employ contract transport services?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of the above the employer is responsible for ensuring appropriate fleet safety systems and controls are in place and that they are operating effectively.

Modules

To begin your training, click on the module links below. If you are just starting this course, you should start with module 1.

  1. The Big Picture
  2. Duties and Responsibilities
  3. Operator Responsibilities
  4. Driver Selection
  5. Driver Training & Evaluation
  6. Accident Investigations
  7. Selection & Maintenance

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Course 719 Final Exam

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