Pedestrian Safety

A high proportion of vehicle incidents involve persons who have no direct control over the vehicle such as pedestrians. Pedestrians been hit or run over by vehicles is one of the main causes of workplace fatalities. By law, pedestrians and vehicles must be able to circulate safely in the workplace. The single most effective way to protect pedestrians is to keep them apart from vehicles. The HSA has developed a range of resources to assist employers better understand and comply with their legal duties in regard to managing Pedestrian Safety: