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UC Irvine Extension Offers Motor Fleet Safety Course

December 18, 2006

IRVINE, CA – To meet the demands of the changing fleet industry, UC Irvine Extension in California (UCI) is offering a new course, titled “Motor Fleet Safety for the Safety and Health Professional,” that explores how to develop safety practices and procedures for motor fleet departments. The one-day class will be held Feb. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the UCI Learning Center in Orange, Calif.

The course will include lectures, case studies, training videos, and a question-and-answer session with a motor fleet safety professional. Topics will include:

  • Overview and definition of a motor fleet safety program.
  • The elements of a successful fleet safety program.
  • How to develop safety practices and procedures that will reduce company losses.
  • Creating a plan that complies with OSHA guidelines.
  • Organization of motor vehicle fleet accident data and how to conduct accident investigations.
  • Knowledge of selection, hiring, and training of drivers.
  • How to effectively supervise a “scattered fleet.”

    This course is offered within UC Irvine Extension’s Occupational Safety and Health Certificate Program. To register for the course visit For more information about this course and the Occupational Safety and Health Certificate Program, visit

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