Finally get that promotion? Get exclusive content, tips and tools to help you excel.
Implicit bias occurs when individuals make judgments about people based on gender, race or other prohibited factors without even realizing they’re doing it.
Is your employee handbook keeping up with the changing world of work? With SHRM's Employee Handbook Builder get peace of mind that your handbook is up-to-date.
Build competencies, establish credibility and advance your career—while earning PDCs—at SHRM Seminars in 12 cities across the U.S. this spring.
#SHRM18 will expand your perspective – on your organization, on your career, and on the way you approach HR. Join us in Chicago June 17-20, 2018
Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization. Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to suit your organization’s culture, industry, and practices. Neither members nor non-members may reproduce such samples in any other way (e.g., to republish in a book or use for a commercial purpose) without SHRM’s permission. To request permission for specific items, click on the “reuse permissions” button on the page where you find the item.
Every day millions of employees drive to and from work or spend their workday driving. Sadly, about 2,000 workers die each year on the road while commuting or working. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related fatalities among people ages 16 to 24 in the United States.
The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has designated Oct. 7-11, 2013, as Drive Safely Work Week to encourage employers to adopt safe driving policies and highlight the dangers of being behind the wheel.
NETS is a partnership of private-sector companies—such as AmeriFleet Transportation, Johnson & Johnson and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group—and the federal government’s NIOSH and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The campaign theme this year, “Gear up for safe driving: mind-body-vehicle,” takes a holistic approach to safe driving, explained Sandra Lee, director of Worldwide Fleet Safety for Johnson & Johnson and chairwoman of NETS. The campaign highlights “how being at your physical and mental best, along with the ‘health’ of your vehicle, are all connected in making us safer drivers,” she said.
The campaign and a free online toolkit were developed with the expertise of NETS’ member companies, collectively representing a fleet of more than half a million vehicles.
The Drive Safely Work Week campaign focuses on the importance of preventive measures such as:
The free toolkit provides easy-to-use Web-based resources, including tips on each issue, downloadable graphics, and activities tailored to each day of the campaign.
Since 2010, an average of 3,500 organizations have participated annually, representing 16.5 million employees per year, according to NETS.
Roy Maurer is an online editor/manager for SHRM.
Follow him on Twitter @SHRMRoy.
Free Online Toolkit Encourages Safe Driving, SHRM Online Safety & Security Discipline, August 2012
Safety in the Driver’s Seat, HR Magazine, February 2004
SHRM OnlineSafety & Security page
You have successfully saved this page as a bookmark.
Please confirm that you want to proceed with deleting bookmark.
You have successfully removed bookmark.
Please log in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Please sign in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Please purchase a SHRM membership before saving bookmarks.
An error has occurred
Recommended for you
Join SHRM's exclusive peer-to-peer social network
SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies