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Quick Take on Safety: Entering and Exiting Vehicles

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Quick Takes are scripts that serve as short safety talks to remind staff about safe work practices. This Quick Take focuses on slip, trip and fall exposures related to entering and exiting typical passenger vehicles. 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.

Entering and Exiting Vehicles Quick Take Training Overview and Objectives

  • Overview: Covers the common hazards and methods to prevent injuries when entering or exiting vehicles with an emphasis on typical passenger vehicles.
  • Purpose: Remind employees of hazards common to parking lots when entering/exiting vehicles to prevent injuries.
  • Preparation: Read and become familiar with this Quick Take. Change as needed to reflect procedures and personnel in your department.
  • Handout: Quick Review of Safety: Entering/Exiting Vehicles

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.