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November 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

Let's face it, drivers are the most important asset when it comes to logistics, and the well-being of your company's drivers will determine your profitability. The purpose of this calendar is to assist fleet managers in educating drivers about how to maintain safe behaviors both on and off the road. The other purpose of the transportation safety calendar is to avoid involvement in motor vehicle crashes while performing work or non-work related activities.

The calendar is designed to provide daily safety moments to use when conducting driver safety meetings, and contains a content calendar so that fleet managers can address safe driving techniques, best practices to follow and, additional safety tips for drivers when they are not driving. By using this transportation safety calendar, you will find that this document will help you conduct your safety meetings in the most effectively manner possible.

Download the calendar here: November 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar Download

November 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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1. Question:

When is a Vest with reflective striping needed?

2. Crosswalks:

 

Who has the right of way?

3. Smith System:
How many steps are in the SMITH system?

 

 

 

 

 

4. Dock Doors:

When is it okay to communicate through a dock door?

 

 

 

 

5. Time Change:
With it getting darker earlier, what PPE is it important to have?

 

 

 

 

6. Quiz (Click Here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. HR Topic – EAP:

Remind employees that the EAP is available and free. Ensure it is posted for all employees to see.

 

8. Question:

When should you be wearing your safety belt?

 

 

 

 

 

9. Question:

Who do you call in the event of an accident? When?

 

 

 

 

 

10. Speed Limit:
What is the speed limit in the yard?

 

 

 

 

11. Reflectivity:
What PPE provides you with reflectivity/visibility when it is dark?

 

 

12. Workplace Violence-

Discuss Run-Hide-Fight

Call Risk if you need info.

 

13. Question:

Why do you wear a seatbelt?

 

 

 

 

14. Eye Contact:

When do you use it?
 
What does it do?

 

 

 

15. HR Topic -Active Listening:

Ask for 3 examples of Active Listening at work.

 

 

16. ALARP:

Give 2 examples of how you comply with ALARP?

 

 

17. Cell Phone Policy:
What is it?

 

 

 

 

 

18. Cone Policy:
Discuss the cone policy and make sure all drivers understand what it is!

 

 

 

19. HR Topic:

Ask employees what stresses them at work (Feeling anxious, trouble concentrating etc.) – Take a deep breath, sleep and eat better.

20. Dolly Legs:

How far down do you dolly the trailer legs before dropping?

 

 

 

 

21. Pre-Trip Inspection:
Name 3 things you are looking at.

 

 

 

 

22. Question:

Name 3 things you must do at an intersection to reduce risks?

 

 

 

 

23. Reflectivity:
What PPE provides you with reflectivity/visibility when it is dark?

 

 

 

 

24. Stepping Off Equipment:

Please show and stress 3 points MUST be used.

 

25. Reporting Incidents:

When do we report incidents? Why?

 

26. HR Topic:

Encourage employees to donate a gift during the Holidays; charity reduces stress

27. Stepping Off Equipment:

Please show and stress 3 points MUST be used.

 

28. High Visibility:

 Stress the importance of outside walkways and high visibility vests.

29. Eye Contact:

When do you use it?
 
What does it do?

 

 

30. Pre-Trip Inspection:
What are we looking for?

 

 

 

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