Motor Vehicle Incidents (MVIs)

Driving is one of the highest risk activities an employer ever requires employees to undertake. Unlike in the workplace, the types of drivers and vehicles sharing the road with employees are not in the control of the employer. Employers have a legal duty under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to protect workers from the hazards of occupational driving.

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Pedestrian-Mobile Equipment Visibility guideline

The Road to Safety: Implementing a Safe Driving Program

Winter Driving: Safety Meeting Talk

WSN Safe Driving Poster

Related webinars

Webinar: Avoid Distracted Driving

Webinar: Safe Driving on Forest Roads--Snowmobile Workshop

Webinar: Worker Contact with Motor Vehicles Top Health and Safety Risk for Mining Operations

Related hazard alerts

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Head-on Collision on Single Lane Bridge

Related training

Safe Driving on Forest Roads (E-learning)

Safe Driving on Forest Roads - Recreational users workshop

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External resources

Defensive Driving – Government of Ontario

Safe and Responsible Driving – Government of Ontario

Winter Driving – Government of Ontario