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Document ID (ISN)102755
CIS number 03-1906
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0975-2
Year 2001
Convention or series no. INRS ED 877
Author(s) Lefebvre M., Sésé B.
Title Road hazards faced by employees - Understanding in order to act - Evaluation guide
Original title Risque routier encouru par les salariés - Comprendre pour agir - Guide d'évaluation [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité (INRS), 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris cedex 14, France, Oct. 2001. 34p. Illus. Price: EUR 7.30.
Internet access$FILE/ed877.pdf [in French]
Abstract Around 800 persons are killed each year in France in commuting or work-related road accidents, making them the prime cause of occupational fatalities. When not fatal, these accidents are often more serious than accidents that occur within the enterprise. Even though these accidents occur off premises, it remains possible for enterprises to contain these hazards on the condition that they be addressed like other occupational hazards. This guide presents a global approach for the prevention of road hazards consisting of the following six steps: ensure the commitment of all parties; analyse the causes; develop an action plan; implement the actions; evaluate the actions; ensure sustainability of the actions by integrating the prevention plan into the daily operations of the enterprise.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; France; plant safety organization; commuting accidents; road transport
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; commuting; hazard evaluation; fatalities; safety guides; causes of accidents; role of management; workers' participation; safety planning
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Workers' participation