Resilience has been defined as “the ability to adapt and thrive despite experiencing adversity” .
Professional driving in the heavy vehicle industry is by nature a lonely activity  . Loneliness and depression are among the most common concerns reported by drivers .
Given the number of hours they spend on the road and some of the remote locations they drive through, professional truck drivers may have to act as first respondents to road incidents .
This package contains:
A generic overview of Toolbox Talk Discussion and how it can be applied to work driving safety, including a step by step process to assist team leaders/managers and facilitators to lead a Toolbox Talk discussion.
Aid for the promotion of discussion
Topic background information and fact sheets
Discussion prompt sheet
Participant attendance record sheet
Participant self-assessment sheet
Discussion review sheet
Building Resilience posters
Supporting PowerPoint Slides
Building Resilience Video Link (access video here or contact NRSPP to download)
This Toolbox Talk has been developed in collaboration with Jerome Carslake (NRSPP), Jennifer Rivera-Gonzalez (MUARC), Grace Harries (NRSPP Swinburne Intern 2022/23), Manal Rizwan (NRSPP Swinburne Intern 2022/23), Tim Roberts (FleetStrategy).
Toolbox Talks Branding, marketing and promotional videos were completed by the Swinburne Design Bureau: Dr Shivani Tyagi (Communication Design Lecturer Swinburne and Director of Design Bureau), Kai Djeng (videos and editing), Emelia Cox (videos and editing), Amanda Wang (videos and editing) Lachlan Tobin (marketing and communications), Lauren Gualano (branding and logo design).
Toolbox Talks Steering Group includes: James Zarb (Viva Energy), Craig Beikoff (BINGO Industries), Jim Sarkis (BINGO Industries), Mark Noble (Holcim), Daniel Brain (Toll Group), Adam Ritzinger (Toll Group), Peter Johansson (Zurich), Steve Power (Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia), Mike Mulligan (Qube).
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