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
- Have your say on the National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30
- Blog: The Contractor Conundrum – at arm’s length on safety?
- Feature: Fact Sheet – Extending Safety Practices to Contractors
- NRSPP News
- Did You Know?
- #Throwback Thursdays
- NRSPP Resources
NRSPP Achievements March 2021
NRSPP Program Director, Jerome Carslake, facilitated the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) Driver Distraction Road Safety Research Program Stakeholder Forum on the 16 February. The forum will help inform AAA’s research program for 2021 with regards to the top potential topics they should focus on.
The RACV, AITPM and ACRS all come together to offer a road safety webinar seminar series. The final in the series of six was delivered on 10 February ‘Improving road safety in the workplace’. The webinar featured NRSPP Program Director, Jerome Carslake, and Dr Bridgette Burdett of MRCagney.
The NRSPP finalised “Extending Safety Practices to Contractors”
NRSPP forthcoming webinars will award 5 CPD points for Australian Institute Health and Safety members. The Laing O’Rourke – Leadership At The Top Drives Safety For All on 25 March as the first to be applicable.
The Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) Queensland Chapter hosted Professional Development Forum on 2nd March where Jerome Carslake facilitated a discussion on “Identifying road safety elements – it’s all within the control of an individual company!”. The forum involved nearly 40 attendees which was kindly hosted by RACQ Mobility Centre of Excellence and delivered in COVID-19 safe format. A key point that emerged from the forum was at the heart of safety and how it is approached in any organisation is its culture and how it functions and valued through out
NRSPP’s Communication and Design lead Caitlin Xavier has meet with the industry panel to finalise key research and themes for NRSPP’s third organisational road safety campaign on Sleep.