Welcome to the latest newsletter from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP). NRSPP is a government-supported, industry-led collaborative network which aims to support Australian businesses and organisations to develop a positive road safety culture and help protect their workers and the public, not only during work hours but also when staff are ‘off-duty’.
This Edition Will Cover:
- NRSPP Achievements
- NRSPP Monthly Focus
- Feature: Upcoming Webinars – Prescription Drugs, Medicinal Marijuana, and Road Safety
- Blog: Medicinal Cannabis, Driving, and Workplace Road Safety – should you be concerned?
- NRSPP News
- Did You Know?
- #Throwback Thursdays
- NRSPP Resources
NRSPP Achievements April 2021
- NRSPP Program Director, Jerome Carslake, presented at Holcim’s Future Safety Industry Forum on “CLOCS a new paradigm in sharing the road safely, we all win!” on 24 March. Check out the Best Practice Library which the forum has established.
- NRSPP Program Director, Jerome Carslake, and Fleetstrategy, Tim Roberts, presented to the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPEWA) Virtual Fleet Conference 2021 on the NRSPP Utilities Forum and how that could be adapted to their sector.
- Laing O’Rouke’s Daniel Kelly presented the webinar Leadership At The Top Drives Safety For All which featured their logistics management behind the Sydney Metro Central Station build. The webinar expanded on the case study Laing O’Rourke Australia: Top Of The Chain: Leadership In Safety Standards Cascades For Benefit Of All.
- On the 16 March the collaborative Austroads / NRSPP Closing Workshop was held for the Suicide in Road Transport Project. The CLOCS-A Working Group met 17 and 31 March, the Heavy Vehicle Tool Box Talk on the 17 March, the NRSPP Utilities Forum Executive met on 18 March and NRSPP Evaluation Working Group met on the 19 March.
- NRSPP made a submission to the Office of Road Safety Draft National Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030.
- Re:act kicks off for 2021 with the theme With A Focus On Fatigue Among Young Drivers. This year will see Victoria, NSW, Queensland, Western Australia and the UK all come on board. Fantastic leadership by Hard Edge.
- Empowr Mobility concludes its Victorian Department of Transport Pilot applying the model to individual drivers and community model. Special thanks to Coffey Ford for supplying the four Ford Focuses. A second pilot funded by TAC is about to commence. More to come next month.