April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the ideal opportunity to address employee cell-phone usage while driving.By the end of today, at least nine Americans will die in a distracted driving crash.
100 will be seriously injured.
Unfortunately, employers can (and have been) held liable for employees who crash due to distractions. For employees doing frequent off-site work trips, this increases the chances of an employer getting pulled into crash liability issues.
Now is the time to start with employee safety talks about cell phone use — on and off the clock — before an accident occurs.
Below, we share why and how your company should implement a cell-phone policy to protect both employees and the organization.