Rusty's Story, a Distracted Driving Safety Program [3123]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A123

   John Gordon, Police Officer (Ret.), Rusty's Story

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Driving and Transportation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

Rusty was a young man killed by a distracted driver in 2008. In 2015 the nation saw a 7.2 percent increase in highway deaths, the largest percentage increase in 50 years, and a 10-percent increase the first six months of 2016 despite advances in auto safety. $40 billion was lost in 2014 due to distracted driving. Attend this session and learn about the types of distractions, case law about distracted driving and policies you can put in place to prevent this tragedy at your workplace.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the dangers of distracted and unsafe driving practices, and the civil liability consequences
Describe a sample policy that increases work productivity while saving insurance and workers' compensation money and lives

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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