Distracted Driving – Cindy Leonard

Presentation Abstract
Risky driving behaviors expose a company to risk and liability. Transportation incidents are the leading cause of occupational fatalities. Transportation safety is one of the most important parts of an employer’s health and safety management system. An average workplace motor vehicle crash costs an employer more than $24,000. If the employee is injured, the average cost increases to more than $125,000.  In recent years, numerous plaintiffs have filed and won multi-million-dollar actions against employers for injuries arising from negligent driving of an employee who was distracted by the use of a cell phone. This session will discuss activities that are a distraction and review employer liability and policies that can reduce risk exposure and protect employees.  Best practices will be shared.  Educating your employees and having a distracted driving policy in place doesn’t just make good safety sense; it makes good business sense.
Speaker Biography
 Lisa Robinson, CFLE, is an experienced public speaker with more than 20 years of expertise in successfully addressing behavior change who brings passion and enthusiasm to the topic of transportation safety.

As a Senior Program Manager with the National Safety Council., she works on influencing behavior and policy change through effective and proven strategies to address preventable motor vehicle crashes the job that align with the Council’s transportation initiatives. She serves as a subject matter expert and spokesperson for transportation safety, building strong relationships within the employer and transportation communities, including state governmental agencies.

Lisa works with employers to strengthen their health and safety management systems, by increasing an employer resources and knowledge on transportation safety, comprehensive driver safety programs and implementing policies to decrease their risk and exposure to liability. She works diligently to educate employers about the roadway as an extension of the workplace.

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Distracted Driving
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 by Anonymous

She did a great job in presenting, the class was engaged and asking questions. The time went by so fast it left me wanting to hear more.
Great job

 by Travis

Good presentation and eye opening information on the distractions of driving and how they affect the everyday employee at work and on personal travel.

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