What is a Risk Assessment?
Risk assessments are done on a regular basis to identify an organization’s road safety risk. A risk assessment can be done for:
- An entire organization
- A group or division
- An individual driver
Occupational Road Safety (ORS) risk assessments help you identify where your organization may be exposed. Risk assessments should assess risks related to:
How to Conduct a Risk Assessment
The ORS Risk Assessment can be used to assess risks for your entire organization or a group of drivers. It only takes about 20 minutes to complete. When finished, review your results to identify problem areas for your organization.
You should also conduct periodic risk assessments of individual drivers. Detailed information on risk assessments for individual drivers can be found in BC’s Preferred Practices. While there are requirements for commercial drivers, other drivers are rarely assessed, exposing your organization to higher risk.