Australian Fleet Size: 40 (Globally: 1,000 company vehicles)
Australian No. of Staff: 3,000 (Globally: 35,600 employees)
Road travel is integral to WorleyParsons’ business. When the company identified that road safety was the most critical health and safety risk for its employees, it took action on both a local and global scale. The results have been immediate with the number of crashes dropping by more than a third in a year.
- Road safety is often the most critical employee health and safety risk companies face
- Implementing effective road safety initiatives that achieve consistent buy-in from all levels of the workforce can bring immediate results
- The UN Decade of Action Safe System ‘5 pillar’ approach to road safety, framework available to provide effective direction for companies improving road safety
- The ‘think global, act local’ maxim holds true for road safety for large companies. It is possible to take a global approach to road safety and still ensure programs are locally relevant
- Internal communication programs, that take a strategic approach to introducing road safety initiatives and incorporate stakeholder feedback, increase implementation success
- Road safety does not stop at the front gate. A focus on improving road safety in local communities has a large impact on overall road safety.