Distracted-Driving Policies Will Help Employers Prevent Injuries and Minimize Potential Legal Liability, Columbus Attorney Says
Because motor-vehicle collisions now account for more worker fatalities than any other cause and because distracted driving triggers one-fourth of all traffic crashes, it’s no surprise that OSHA recognizes distracted driving as a hazard under the OSH Act’s General Duty Clause. Fines for willful violations are steep, sometimes exceeding $132,000 per occurrence. In an article for Occupational Health & Safety magazine, Columbus attorney Curtis Moore explains what employers’ distracted-driving policies should include to prevent workplace injuries and deaths and to minimize potential legal liability.
To read the article, visit Occupational Health & Safety.