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Risk control


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{Risk Control for Adverse Weather}
driving safely during all kind of weather, traffic and road conditions is expected.

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Risk control

  1. 1. Adnan MasoodManager QHSEAt TCG By
  2. 2. Heavy rain, fog, smoke and wind create concern for allmotorists. For professional driver, though, adverseweather can take on even greater significance. Driverduring adverse weather is often a necessity forprofessional driver; and as paid professionals, they areoften held to a higher standard of performance andsafety. For professional driver, however, driving safelyduring all kind of weather, traffic and road conditions isexpected. By
  3. 3. There are several strategies safety professionals recommend tohelp reduce the risk of weather-related accidents. Item 1 Reducing Speed. Item 2 Increasing Following Distance. Item 3 Turning and Braking Carefully. Item 4 Using Your Lights. Parking in a Safe Location During Severe Weather Until Item 5 Conditions Improve. By
  4. 4. Rain Each type of adverse weather condition is associated with unique hazards. Listed below are several common adverseFog Smoke weather conditions, the associated hazards, and tips safety professionals recommend for improving safety. Wind By
  5. 5. Rain is the most common adverse-weather condition. Despite this, driveroften overlook the dangers of drivingin rain. The hazards associated withrain include:- Slippery Road Surface- Wet Brakes- Reduced Visibility- Traffic CongestionCompensating for these hazards byreducing your speed and increasingyour following distance is essential. By
  6. 6. Fog and Smoke can present a seriousand unexpected hazard, sometimesgreatly reducing visibility in justseconds. Many serious Truck pile-upshave occurred as a result of thick fogor smoke. Watch for fog toaccumulate in low-lying areas. Thepotential hazards of fog and smokeinclude reduced visibility, headlightglare, sudden traffic congestion, andvehicle stopped on the roadway.When visibility is severely reduced,consider parking in a safe place andwaiting for conditions to improve. By
  7. 7. Strong Wind can create an extremehazard for high-profile vehicles, suchas tractor-trailers and recreationalvehicles. High wind are oftenassociated with severe storms thatcan create additional hazards as well.The weight and configuration of yourvehicle will datermine how it will beaffected by wind. Light, high-profilevehicle are likely to be affected morereadily than heavier, low-profilvehicles.Driving defensively is alwaysimportant, but during adverseweather conditions, it is critical. By
  8. 8. Result of Harsh Braking Thanks,By