Driving in Different Capacities for Work

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 16 June 2015
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Ronan Daly Jermyn
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A number of my employees drive in different capacities in the course of their work. What do I need to know and “how do I handle it”?

Caoimhe Heery writes:

All employees have obligations towards their own health and safety under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 (the “2005 Act”). Employers also have duties under the 2005 Act and must also be cognisant of their responsibilities under the Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations (Directive 2002/15/EC) and the Driving for Work Regulations (EC) No. 561/2006. 

Where you have employees who drive at work (excluding for the purposes of this article those who are employed as drivers) we would always suggest a Driving for Work policy

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