Driving Ergonomics

Cost-benefits of managing risk

Through our research, we know that Occupational Health teams may need to demonstrate to senior managers the benefits of investing in the occupational health of drivers. This can be a complicated process and, if you work in a large organisation, may involve collating data from various parts of the organisation. The information provided on this page summarises the types of data you may find helpful to collate. We have also developed an advice sheet on cost-benefits for you to download. For more detailed advice, we suggest you to seek the advice of a health economist.

The types of data to collect

When demonstrating the cost-benefit of investing in the occupational health of drivers, you may wish to collect data on the following:

There are also a number of external sites, which you may find useful.