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Deer-vehicle Collisions Quick Take on Safety

Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take focuses on hazards and prevention methods for deer-vehicle collisions. Quick Takes help keep safety in the forefront of employees’ minds and demonstrate a commitment to safety on the part of the organization by improving safety culture. The Quick Take also offers an opportunity for employees to ask questions, discuss safety topics and develop solutions to specific hazards while encouraging communication.

Deer-vehicle Collisions Quick Take Training Overview and Objectives

  • Overview: Discusses methods to avoid and safely encounter deer.
  • Purpose: Reminds employees about methods to avoid deer while driving and how to maintain control of the vehicle when encountering deer.
  • Preparation: Read and become familiar with this Quick Take. Change as needed to reflect procedures and personnel in your department.
  • Handouts: Quick Review of Safety—Deer-vehicle Collisions

Supervisors typically give the Quick Take talks during regularly scheduled or informal meetings. To improve their effectiveness as a training tool, all Quick Takes should be modified to reflect the needs and situations of your specific workplace. Quick Takes are not designed to take the place of regular formal training.