This six-monthly Program Partner Newsletter provides a snapshot of the inner workings of NRSPP in the past six months.
Overview – This Newsletter contains:
- Welcoming New Partners
- NRSPP Support
- Recognising NRSPP Interns
- Some Key Achievements
- Conference Presentations
- Special Projects Deep Dive
- AAA Funded Industry Fatigue Project
- System Thinking Heavy Vehicle Crash Investigation Tool
- Partner Contribution
- Working Group Updates
- Construction Logistics and Community Safety – Australia (CLOCS-A)
- Heavy Vehicle Tool Box Talk Working Group
- Empowr Mobility
- Re:act road and workplace safety program
- Tool Box Talks
- Car Parks Campaign
- New Website Content
- What’s in the Pipeline?
Some Key Achievements:
- NRSPP turned eight in May, reflecting the program’s growth and building on the recently completed Evaluation:
- 2021/22 Annual Report
- NRSPP Evaluation Report
- Evaluation Partner Growth and Partner Benefits Fact Sheets
Emeritus Professor Jude Charlton become the NRSPP third Independent Chair taking over from Associate Professor Barry Watson which the NRSPP and its partners would like to thank for his service.
NRSPP’s Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talks have been developed with nearly 50 truck driver interviews which is used to make the evidence-based research presented by truck drivers to truck drivers. The interviews have been made possible thanks to Alex Fraser, Bingo Industries, Holcim, Qube and Toll Group. The topics released to date include:
Driver Distraction – 399 downloads
Fatigue – 647 views
Pre-start Checks – 147 views (first 7 days)
The NRSPP Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk Student Team presented to Transurban on their development process. The presentation was re-recorded to acknowledge the amazing team which helped develop the process.
A number of updated light vehicle Toolbox Talks were released including videos such as mobile phone use, festive season, easter, alcohol and other drugs, country road driving and eco-safe driving.
The Eco-safe Toolbox Talk was developed for the Monash University Green Impact Challenge to assist the university in engaging its workers to drive safely whilst reducing emissions.
The NRSPP has delivered six webinars to nearly 500 attendees since March.
NRSPP’s fourth Organisational Road Safety Campaign on Car Park safety featured as part of the biannual Parking Australia Convention and Exhibition in Adelaide.
NRSPP Monash Summer Intern Seun Adenipekun completed his Q&A on Are There Business And Safety Benefits From Eco-Safe Driving?
NRSPP’s Empowr Mobility initiative commenced two new collaborative pilots in Victoria and NSW.
As part of the many components within the CLOCS-A project, a new creative element is the ‘Ride Along’ program which is being developed. The program will help facilitate transport leaders and influencers to see through the eyes of a truck driver as to what their job entails when driving in an urban environment.