The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently launched a web resource that will help companies keep their employees safer when they have to get behind the wheel for work.
That’s because motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of work-related deaths. This statistic does not discriminate based on company or job type. In fact, anyone who works near a vehicle or needs to drive one for work may be at risk.
Do you, your family members, or your friends travel for work? If so, it is important to consider these statistics:
Median lost workdays for crash victims:
No human is perfect and accidents happen, but educating yourself is the first step in reducing the chances.
The leading causes of crashes include:
If you have to drive for work, remember these safety tips:
If you are a business owner, you may wonder how you can improve your employees’ safety on the road. By educating employees and rewarding them for their safety efforts, many companies have seen a drastic drop in workplace accidents.
It is important to take action by:
At Edgar Snyder & Associates, our workers’ compensation attorneys have seen the devastation caused by on-the-job vehicle crashes. If you or a loved one has been involved in a work-related accident, don’t delay. Call us today and we will help you get the money you deserve.