With the weather worsening in the UK and other parts of the northern hemisphere, Commute Smart Week (12-18 November) is a timely campaign which raises awareness of initiating and encouraging smarter ways for people to commute during the winter months ahead.
Key elements include:
If we can collaborate to help smarter working and commuting, we can help mitigate the significant increase in deaths and injuries on the roads during the winter months. Sadly, we must remember that many of the accidents that occur involve school children.
The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) state that they are dedicated to working to keep people safe and healthy in all aspects of their work, which includes commuting and also recognise that organisations have a responsibility to develop knowledge and to help mitigate health, safety and welfare issues for commuting employees to keep them safe and healthy while travelling.Category - Safety