Management of Occupational Road Risk Policy Statement (MORR)
SD Painting Contractors Ltd
SD Painting Contractors Ltd is committed to achieving continual improvement in standards of health and safety at work and seeks to reduce the risks to its drivers whilst they are driving to and from their place of work and during the course of their work. SD Painting Contractors Ltd is also committed to reducing the number of road accidents and incidents which occur as a consequence of its undertakings.
To achieve this aim, SD Painting Contractors Ltd will help to improve road safety by:
Promoting awareness of Occupational Road Risk throughout the company and its Supply Chain.
Proactively managing Road Risk.
Assessing vehicle suppliers, including reviews of their maintenance capability and performance.
Assessing driver’s fitness, conducting in-house HGV driver medicals in accordance with licensing requirements and introducing mandatory eye tests for all drivers of company vehicles every 5 years.
Undertaking driver assessment and familiarisation relative to type of vehicle
Promoting measures to combat fatigue through journey planning, overnight stays, car-sharing, alternative modes of transport and alternative methods of interaction e.g. conference calling
Ensuring compliance with requirements of daily and weekly defect reporting procedures for commercial vehicles
Investigating road traffic accidents in accordance with escalation processes
Carrying out periodic driving license checks on all drivers of company vehicles, recipients of car allowance and occasional users who are reimbursed for mileage
Undertaking annual checks of insurance, vehicle registration and MOT documents of persons receiving a car allowance
Implementing Management Systems for recording vehicle allocation to drivers
Undertaking driver Risk Assessments and implementing a programme of risk reduction based on the results, following road traffic incidences or breaches of legislation
Briefing drivers on policy and manuals for commercial and car drivers during their induction
Reviewing environmental impact during the implementation of this policy
Regularly monitoring and reviewing the MORR policies and procedures
Providing adequate resources to deliver the above
The Directors shall be responsible for review of their business operating requirements against this policy and its implementation within their area of responsibility.
Line Managers shall be responsible for ensuring that the company MORR policy is adhered to within their area of responsibility.
Comply with all MORR policies and procedures
Report concerns and incidents
Cooperate with monitoring
Attend and complete appropriate training and assessments as required
Occupational Road Risk shall be assessed, monitored and reviewed using the following methods:
Driving Licence checks relative to penalty points
All drivers will be given a Drivers Induction upon joining the company and a refresher every three years
All drivers will complete an Occupational Road Risk assessment upon joining the company which will be repeated at 3-year intervals and upon change of circumstance
Results of Risk Assessments will be collated and categorised by risk level with priority training being given to those facing the highest risks
SD Painting Contractors Ltd will record mileages, incidents, traffic violations, penalties and associated costs and review training and operational needs accordingly
SD Painting Contractors Ltd will provide training relative to the risks faced by its drivers
SD Painting Contractors Ltd will communicate changes to Occupational Road Risk to all employees.