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Procedures for After an Auto Accident Quick Take on Safety

Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Procedures for After an Auto Accident Quick Take on Safety focuses on steps to take after being involved in an auto accident while on the job. 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.

Procedures for After an Auto Accident Quick Take Training Overview and Objectives

  • Overview: Addresses what to do after an auto accident, including exchanging information and reporting accidents.
  • Purpose: Employees driving cars for work know and understand the proper procedures for gathering information and reporting accidents.
  • Preparation:
    • Read and become familiar with this Quick Take. Change it, as needed, to reflect procedures and personnel in your department.
    • Review procedures within your organization and further details about whom to contact within the organization to submit claims to MCIT or to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
    • Discuss policies regarding speaking to the media.
  • Handouts: Quick Review of Safety—After an Auto Accident

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.