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’s Interactions with Other Road Users Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk is Out Now!
- NRSPP Monthly Focus
- Monthly Feature:
Utilities Forum Report
NRSPP Case Study: Alex Fraser and Hanson Group Australia
- NRSPP Blog: All about ‘us’: Courtesy pays – in life, at work, and on our roads
- NRSPP News
- NRSPP Social Media
- NRSPP Resources
NRSPP Monthly Achievements March 2023
- The NRSPP and Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) are proud to announce the signing of reciprocal partnership agreement.
- The Australian Government Office of Road Safety released the National Road Safety Action Plan 2023-25 which included several actions relating to NRSPP.
- NRSPP in partnership with Ernst and Young held its second Retail and Grocery Forum (RGF) in Melbourne and Sydney with several businesses from New Zealand joining virtually. Key discussion points and outputs from the forum include:
- Confirmed Charter which will guide the delivery of the RGF Forum
- Development of a Q&A on how do you measure safe driving?
- How well are we currently managing vehicle safety? What are areas for improvement?
- Understanding key metrics used to measure / monitor how well a company is managing vehicle safety or how effective controls are.
- Case Study presentation from TAC who have dealt with customer aggression and behaviours of concern (BOC) for a long time due to the nature of its work.
- NRSPP Utilities Forum Executive met and finalised the 2022 Forum Report and commenced planning for 2023. Activities underway:
- Optus will host the 2023 Forum in Sydney in October.
- Utilities Forum will meet on the Monday prior to the Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) Conference 2023 in Sydney.
- The Utilities Forum is collaboratively developing a Safer Vehicle Purchasing Guide for its sector which is being developed in conjunction with Queensland University of Technology and will be workshopped at AfMA conference.
- The Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk Working Group is developing a “humanising truck driver” campaign with Heavy Vehicle Industry Association which will draw on the 60plus truck driver interviews and be released as part of 2023 Brisbane Truck Show.
- The Construction Logistics and Community Safety – Australia is in the final stages of finalising the standard, auditing framework, governance structure and supporting tools. An Expression of Interest will be forthcoming to find a new host. See CLOCS-A Newsletter for more details.