Prioritising health behind the wheel. Essentials for Professional Drivers

HGV drivers must be aware of the danger to themselves and other members of the public when they are driving, loading and unloading their vehicles. Injuries and deaths occur for many reasons, but we will split them into two broad categories

Objectives of this Module

The objectives of this module are to understand:
• Driver safety on the road and in the workplace
• Methods and approaches to ensure driver wellbeing, health
and safety
• How to deal with immediate danger
• How to get help
• How to best assist casualties
• The “DR ABC” mnemonic
• How to administer CPR
• The causes and effects of PTSD

Course Contents

  • On the Road: Casualties
  • Crash Prevention
  • Incidents at Workplaces
  • Securing Equipment
  • Falls from Height
  • Pedestrians and Restrictions in Work Areas
  • When you are out of your vehicle
  • The Importance of First Aid
  • Administer First Aid Until Help Arrives
  • Breathing
  • Curculation
  • Answers
  • Feedback
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