Road Safety at Work: Online Course for Managers

by Cranfield University, EASST and IRU Academy

Why Take This Course?

Taught by leading professionals in the field, this online safe fleet management course allow managers to enhance their knowledge and skills needed to set up, run and monitor effective road safety management strategy at work.

In a flexible and convenient way that fits busy schedules, students will learn about how fleet safety can help their organisation to reduce insurance costs, lower the damage to vehicles and goods, get better staff retention and achieve significant reduction in working time lost through accidents.

By adopting safety approach to fleet management, you can protect your drivers, your assets and everyone else on the road.

 

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Instructors:
8 industry experts
2 corporate leaders
Video:
10 video lectures
3 hours of content
Language:
English
Subtitles:
English
Includes:
No fixed course date

Certificate of completion

About The Course

Developed by EASST in partnership with Cranfield University and IRU Academy, this online fleet management course is delivered through 10 video lectures led by industry experts. It is blended with case studies, animation videos and quizzes. Real examples of fleet management systems and best practice are used throughout with accompanying material to read as you go.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Make a business case for road safety in your company
  • Manage and assess driver behaviour
  • Evaluate road risks and set new targets for fleet safety in your company
  • Ensure the safety of fleet vehicles
  • Identify necessary driver training and devise a programme
  • Understand how poor road safety affects profitability and reputation

 

 

 

Produced in association with:

https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/https://www.iru.org/

Supported by:

http://www.roadsafe.com/http://www.skanska.co.uk/http://www.tesco.comhttp://www.shell.co.uk/http://www.michelin.co.uk/http://www.globalncap.org/
 

Who Is It For?

Anyone with the responsibility for occupational road risk management including training, supervising and monitoring drivers:

  • Fleet and Compliance managers
  • Transport, Occupational Health and Safety professionals
  • Managers of all levels with an interest in workplace safety
  • Employees or drivers looking to broaden their skills and enhance their CV
 

Testimonials

Gela Kvashilava, Director of Partnership for Road Safety NGO, Georgia

“This course persuaded me that road safety policy could be implemented even in medium and small sized companies. Not only in the UK, but in countries like Georgia where it can also make economic sense."

Course Graduate

"With lots of examples from renowned successful companies, you'll see the implementation process of a thorough fleet safety management system and great experts will answer your questions through a modern user-friendly learning system."

Tatiana Mihailova, ACM Moldova

“This course persuaded me that road safety policy could be implemented even in medium and small sized companies. Not only in the UK, but in countries like Georgia where it can also make economic sense."

Ali Zayerzadeh, Road Safety Specialist, Khorasan Razavi Transportation & Terminals Organisation

"Lecture 10 on Development of Action Plan was a brilliant guide to answer my question "OK, now what should I do to start a successful plan?" Looking for the next spectacular course from EASST Academy!"

John Seraj, Driver at Selwyns Travel

It’s a very informative course, supported by some of worlds largest companies. It offers valuable insight into everyday aspects of road safety that are often overlooked, and more importantly this course helps with developing knowledge and confidence".

 

The Certificate

Upon successful completion of the final test you’ll receive a Road Safety at Work certificate of completion from Cranfield University, IRU Academy and EASST.

Sign up to the course and create your profile. Complete the course at your own pace.

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Pass all the quizzes and the final exam within 180 days and receive your certificate of completion. 

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Share and showcase your new skills. Add your certificate to your CV and LinkedIn profile. 

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Benefits Of Online Course

Learn on the move 24/7

As it’s online, the course is available for you to access whenever you like, wherever you are. You can access the training on your laptop, smartphone or tablet 24/7 and even learn on the move.

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No geo-boundaries

With this course there are no geographical boundaries. It brings industry expertise to you via distance learning. Which means you can access comprehensive fleet safety training and expertise anytime.

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Save money

It’s also at least 10-times cheaper than similar traditional classroom style training. You don’t have to take time off to do it. Learn at a time and a pace that suits you. The course is available for you right now!

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Curriculum

Lecture 1: Making the Case For Fleet Safety Management

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Video Lecture 1 (9:53 min)

We set the stage for the course, explaining why road safety is a significant risk for people at work. And why these risks need to be properly managed.

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Lecture 2: Main Elements of Fleet Safety Management

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Video Lecture 2 (13:10 min):

The importance of doing regular safety checks and keeping accurate records; examples show how it's done. We also cover route plans and adequate timetabling - with an excellent best practice example from Tesco.com.

Lecture 3: The Fleet Safety Manager

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Video Lecture 3 (8:11 min):

These examples show the key personnel involved in managing and monitoring road safety in different sized companies.

Lecture 4: Financial Management - Monitoring costs and keeping records

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Video Lecture 4. Part 1 (13:45 min)

How an insurance premium is developed, the impact of size and the total cost of risk.

Lecture 5: Driver Behaviour and Effective Driver Management

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Video Lecture 5. Part 1 (13:04 min)

How to manage drivers: how better to recruit and train.

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Video Lecture 6. Part 1 (09:45 min)

In this lecture by FTA we look at safety checks: What's needed, how to do them, how to keep track. We’ll explore maintenance schedules and loading.

Lecture 7: Managing the Work Environment

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Video Lecture 7. Part 1 (09:38 min)

How to ensure drivers are not exposed to pressures that put them at risk. How to manage workloads and pressures including time pressure, speed, distraction and fatigue.

Lecture 8: Monitoring and Evaluation

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Video Lecture 8. Part 1 (7:46 min)

Why monitoring and evaluation are crucial. We also look at safety indicators.

Lecture 9: Corporate Standards - Being a Leader in Fleet Safety

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Lecture 9. Video Interview 1 (7:22 min)

Interview with Bernd Marx, General Manager, Group Road Safety, Shell

Lecture 10: Development of a Fleet Management Action Plan

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Video Lecture 10 (10:00 min)

This lecture sums up the course and helps you to develop action plans – both for yourself and for your company.

Course Instructors

Dr. Lisa Dorn, Associate Professor, Cranfield University

Dr. Lisa Dorn, Associate Professor, Cranfield University

Lisa is an Associate Professor of Driver Behaviour and Director of the Driving Research Group at Cranfield University. In 2004, Lisa received the International Prince Michael Award for Road Safety and in 2008 won the Knowledge Transfer Programme's 'Best Application of Social or Management Science'. Lisa has edited 17 books and published over 40 research papers.

Dr. Mark Sullman, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University

Dr. Mark Sullman, Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University

Mark is a Senior Lecturer based in the Driving Research Group, located in the Department of Advanced Systems at Cranfield University. He has more than 20 years of research and consultancy experience in the areas of occupational safety and driving behaviour and has provided consultancy for a number of multinational companies.

Derek Rose, Senior Training Instructor, Freight Transport Association

Derek Rose, Senior Training Instructor, Freight Transport Association

Derek is a Senior Training Instructor with the Freight Transport Association, UK. Working in the haulage industry for over 30 years, having started as a driver and working his way up through the management structure he has been developing and delivering both driver and management training courses in the transport industry for the past 17 years.

Andrew Price, Regional Practice Leader - Motor Fleet, Zurich

Andrew Price, Regional Practice Leader - Motor Fleet, Zurich

Andy is one of Europe’s leading specialists in work-related road risk management, and helps Zurich’s customers fully understand the risks they face and meet their health and safety obligations as well as helping the company sustainably reduce it's collision rates across Europe and beyond. Andy won the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards in 2009 for developing work-related road risk management programmes.

Alison Moriarty, Fleet Road Safety and Compliance Manager, Skanska

Alison Moriarty, Fleet Road Safety and Compliance Manager, Skanska

Alison is the Fleet Road Safety and Compliance Manager at Skanska, one of the largest construction companies in the world. Alison has impressive track record in minimising road risk and shaping driver behaviour within the organisation. In 2015 Alison won the Brake Fleet Safety Award for ‘Road Risk Manager of the Year’.

Andrew Kemp, Occupational Road Risk Manager, Tesco.com

Andrew Kemp, Occupational Road Risk Manager, Tesco.com

Andrew is an expert in driver behaviour and development. At Tesco.com he is responsible for strategic planning, training and the development of drivers. Together with his fleet safety team Andrew received the International Prince Michael Award in 2009 and the European Road Safety Award in 2010. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Professional Studies (D/Prof) in Occupational Road Risk at Middlesex University.

David Ward, Secretary General, Global NCAP

David Ward, Secretary General, Global NCAP

Andrew is an expert in driver behaviour and development. At Tesco.com he is responsible for strategic planning, training and the development of drivers. Together with his fleet safety team Andrew received the International Prince Michael Award in 2009 and the European Road Safety Award in 2010. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Professional Studies (D/Prof) in Occupational Road Risk at Middlesex University.

Adrian Walsh, Director, RoadSafe

Adrian Walsh, Director, RoadSafe

Adrian is the Director of RoadSafe, a high-level forum where representatives from the private sector and government, can collaborate with road safety experts to find new approaches to reducing casualties amongst vulnerable groups. He also directs the ‘Driving for Better Business’ campaign and sits as a member of the UN Road Safety Collaboration working group on road safety at work.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How long does the course take to complete?

There’s no set time limit – you can work through the course lectures at your own pace. To receive the Certificate of Completion you do have to complete the course and take the final test within 180 days from payment. If you don’t, the certificate will expire.

Most people spend between 4-5 hours over a week doing the course so there’s plenty of time for you to get your certificate.

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How long is a course available?

Once you register for the course – it’s yours. For life. You can go back to watch the lectures and access the material any time. The course never expires.

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Do I need the certificate?

That’s up to you. However, the Certificate of Completion from Cranfield University, IRU and EASST Academy can be a good thing to have. It’s an achievement you can add to your LinkedIn profile and it’s a great way to boost you CV.

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How does your money-back guarantee work?

If the course doesn’t meet your expectations, we’ll refund you in full. All you need to do is to Contact us. Our money-back guarantee lasts for 14 days from purchase.

However, if you already passed and downloaded 60% of the course and/or the certificate issued before the refund request, we may reject your claim. We’re confident, though, that you won’t be disappointed!

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Is the course available in other languages?

At the moment the course is available in English, Russian and with Kazakh subtitles. We’re working hard on translating the course into more languages to make it even more accessible for managers around the world.

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I want to take the course. What do I do now?

That’s great. You can sign up here.