Road Safety Policy Statement
Gasal is committed to promoting the highest standards of road safety amongst its staff.
Our goal is to eliminate all preventable road accidents involving employees who drive product, service vehicles, and company owned vehicles or forklift trucks.
In order to protect our employees, other drivers, pedestrians and cyclists, Gasal expects all its employees as well as all its transport service providers and their drivers, to do all in their power to protect their own safety and that of other road users, and to act as responsible custodians of the vehicles in their charge.
Gasal Management will implement the proper process with action plans to ensure the road safety policy is applied and that its employees as well as transport service providers and their drivers are not engaged in activities that distract their focus from driving responsibilities.
|Key Focus||Gasal Employee I Gasal Transport service provider driver||Management (Gasal & Transport service provider)|
|12 Life Saving Rules||Comply with Gasal Life Saving Rules||
Comply with Gasal Life Saving Rules
Create and maintain a safe working environment
Provide relevant safety training
Always maintain complete and constant attention on the roads and surroundings while driving.
Do ensure you have sufficient rest between driver duty hours.
Don't drive if you feel drowsy/sleepy, and inform your manager about your condition.
Ensure that rest time and working hours are set according to local rules/AL requirements.
Ensure that rest time and working hours are respected.
Schedule the journey accordingly.
|Check your Vehicle||
Perform a daily inspection before the journey.
Do not drive if essential safety features are defective ("No Go" items).
Maintain your vehicle clean and tidy.
Provide a daily inspection list with essential safety features to be checked ("No Go" items).
Implement an efficient and effective correction process of vehicle's deficiencies.
Adapt speed to vehicle type, road situations and weather conditions
Keep a safe distance
Respect the road signs and regulation
Provide Defensive Driving training for all drivers
Ensure driver's qualification is complete and up to date
Driving without Distractions
Do not text or phone while driving.
Do not multitask while driving (adjust navigation aid, eat, drink ...)
Implement a communication protocol in order to not distract the driver while driving.
Ensure that there is no deviation of this protocol.
|Manage unsafe events||All unsafe events (near misses, PSSI, incidents, risky situations) must be reported with minimum delay to the manager or supervisor.||
All unsafe events reported by employees shall be investigated.
Appropriate actions shall be implemented to avoid occurrence of such unsafe events in the future.
Chief Executive Officer