If you're driving for work, you’re on the job.
Each year Manitoba workers are killed while driving work related vehicles. Section 4 of the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulation states that employers must ensure that all work is carried out without undue risk of injury or occupational disease to any person. This includes workers required to drive vehicles and includes the use of ATVs and snowmobiles.
Driving is something that most of us do frequently and it can become second nature. But, because driving becomes second nature, we don't always think about the commonly associated hazards.
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