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We’ve discussed this topic in the past, but after spending some time driving in the southwest part of Houston I thought it might be a good idea to bring it up again. Yesterday, I noticed that there are many drivers who feel comfortable driving within two lanes of traffic, feel comfortable swerving in and out of their lane and have the ability to focus on texting as they drive. It made a simple trip a bit stressful.
Remember that defensive driving means driving so as to prevent accidents in spite of the actions of others or the presence of adverse driving conditions. Simply stated, defensive driving means “no surprises.”
Defensive driving requires a constant alertness for the illegal acts and driving errors of other drivers, and a willingness to make timely adjustments in your own driving so that these illegal acts and errors will not involve you in an accident.
Defensive driving requires a knowledge of all the adjustments required in your driving for the special hazards presented by abnormal, unusual or changing conditions (in the mechanical functioning of your vehicle, type of road surface, weather, degree of light, kind of traffic, and your physical condition and state of mind).
Don’t forget that defensive driving requires a thorough knowledge of the rules of right-of-way and the willingness to yield the right-of-way to the other driver whenever necessary to avoid an accident.
Defensive driving requires us to:
Taking these three steps and keeping good driving techniques in mind, you will learn to “give in” a little; to tailor your driving behavior to the unexpected actions of other drivers and pedestrians; to the unpredictable and ever changing factors; to the mechanical condition of your vehicle; and even to how to feel.
All business owners want to be successful and one very essential component of a successful business is safety and health. If you own a business, safety and health is an aspect that you have to really take a close look at. There are many reasons why safety and health are crucial to employers and employees in the workplace. Again, a successful business consists of safety and health.
There are a wide variety of reasons why safety and health is crucial for running a successful business, but here are a few:
Every business could take pleasure in various benefits if they invest in safety and health. Its simple improvements could increase profitability, competitiveness and also motivate the employees. By having a safety and health system, the workplace could have an effective and efficient framework to help minimize and/or eliminate workplace injuries, accidents, medical illnesses and even death. Don’t forget that this means savings for the business.
As a business owner, you are morally and legally responsible for the safety and health of many components in your business, such as your employees, other workers affected by the workplace and also yourself. The primary goal of safety and health is to nourish and foster the working environment for all individuals in the workplace. Keeping everyone safe and healthy will surely increase the efficiency and productivity of the entire business, which will lead to a successful and prosperous business.
Contact STS Solutions, Inc. and let’s work together to enable a safe and healthy work environment.