Assessment for Specific Risk: Transporting People and/or Goods

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: February 3rd, 2012
Topics: Workplace Violence |

The Benefits

This assessment is designed to help workplaces determine the risk of workplace violence where workers transport people in taxis, buses, streetcars, or subways, and where workers transfer goods of all kinds in trucks and mid-size vehicles. Examples:

  • Working in high-density traffic routes
  • Working in areas where there is exposure to “road rage”
  • Working in areas where there is limited or no access to communication tools
  • Working in situations where the public has physical access to the driver/staff
  • Working in situations where fare collection and the enforcement of fares is required
  • Working in situations where there is exposure to theft of goods that are being transferred

How to Use this Tool

This tool will show you how to organize a hazard assessment and what factors to consider.