This revised and updated fourth version of the "Motor Fleet Safety Manual" focuses on the major issues relevant to the late 1990s and the new century: compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other federal and state regulations; awareness and use of the latest technology and safety equipment; ongoing driver training relevant to the vehicle operated. The primary purpose of the manual is to help fleet safety directors develop and/or revise the safety and health programs in their organizations that will reduce or eliminate preventable accidents. The book is divided into 15 chapters and 5 appendices. The chapters include: 1. Benefits of Accident Prevention; 2. Elements of a Fleet Safety Program; 3. Fleet Safety Director Function; 4. Motor Fleet Accident Data; 5. Accident Investigation; 6. Employee Injury Record Keeping and Analysis; 7. Employee Safety Program; 8. Driver Selection and Hiring; 9. Driver Training; 10. Driver Supervision; 11. Accident Review Committees; 12. Fleet Purchase and Maintenance; 13. Scattered Fleet Supervision; 14. Job Safety Analysis; and 15. Off-the-Job Safety Programs.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Fourth Edition.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Safety Council

    444 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60611
  • Publication Date: 1996


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 219 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00724598
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0879121882
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1996 12:00AM