Driving for Work

  • Managing Driving for Work


    The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has developed this course in partnership with An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA).  

    The course objective is to inform employers how adopting a driving for work policy can assist them in complying with their legal obligations, the main risks associated with this activity and how to manage them.  It will also help compliance with statutory duties in respect of safe driving for work practices.


    Course duration: 30 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Recognise the key issues to consider when managing driving for work risks
    • Outline the key factors to be taken into account for managing drivers
    • Outline the key factors to be taken into account for vehicle management
    • Understand the importance of journey management considerations

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  • A Short Course for Safety Representatives

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    This course is designed for new and existing safety representatives. It is also suitable for employers, employees, safety committee members and health and safety practitioners. The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the role of a safety representative, and to provide health and safety information relevant to this role.

    This course does not replace training but provides information that may be useful as part of the training process.

    This short course for safety representatives is supported by ICTU and IBEC.


    Course duration: 30 minutes

    Learning outcomes:

    On successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify key sections of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
    • Describe the role (functions) of a safety representative
    • Identify the rights of a safety representative
    • Understand the basis of risk assessment
    • Source information and resources available to safety representatives

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