Classroom Courses

Course Overview

EASST Academy in association with Cranfield University offers a three day class-room based training course designed to improve knowledge and skills in managing occupational road safety. The aim of the Occupational Road Safety Management course is to increase the knowledge and skills necessary to improve the risk of crash involvement for people driving for work.

The first section considers the human factors in driving, focusing on the link between driver behaviour and crash involvement. The development of appropriate driver recruitment and selection policies and procedures are covered along with how to mitigate occupational driver risk with reference to several methods.The course will also cover the role of the fleet manager to increase awareness of practices and processes relating to fleet safety including defining safe driving responsibilities and communicating the organization's commitment to the policy.

Intended Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to :

  • Describe how to make a business case for road safety
  • Understand the main elements of road safety management
  • Describe the role of the road safety manager
  • Understand some of the methods for managing driver behaviour
  • Describe what financial data should be monitored in order to manage occupational road safety
  • Understand how to ensure the safety of vehicle fleets and their use
  • Understand how drivers exposed to pressures increases crash risk
  • Understand how to monitor and regularly report on road safety performance
  • Understand how poor road safety management affects profitability and reputation
  • Understand how to develop an action plan for occupational road safety management

The course will be delivered through a combination of lecture presentations, case studies, video material, group discussions, expert panels and group exercises.

 

Who should attend?

The course is intended for organisations and practitioners responsible for the management and training of occupational drivers.

Course Facilitators

The course will be delivered by Cranfield University academics Drs Lisa Dorn of the Driving Research Group. Lisa is a Reader in Driver Behaviour & Head of Group with 25 years’ experience in the field.

Duration

This is a three day course.

Course Dates and Fee

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