07/29/2008

New Online Global Road Safety at Work Resource Library

The US-American National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
offers an online library to house resources from around the world related to
the prevention of road traffic injuries and deaths while at work. The
resources, which include employer policies and guidance documents on road
safety at work, research reports on risk factors for work-related crashes, as
well as statistics about worker injuries and fatalities on roads, are stored in
the "Road Safety at Work” online library.

In detail the library today includes information on tho following topics

Employer


  • Business case for road safety programs

  • Managing road safety performance

  • Driver training

  • Work/life programs

  • Creating a road safety culture

Driver

  • Use of occupant restraint

  • Aggressive driving and speeding

  • Distracted driving

  • Impaired driving

  • Drowsy driving and hours of work

  • Age of driver

Vehicle

  • Vehicle selection

  • Vehicle maintenance and inspection

  • Appropriate use of vehicles

  • Safety technologies



Work Environment
  • Transportation of goods

  • Transportation of passengers

  • Other workplace drivers

  • Workers on foot

  • External road environment

  • Cross-border issues

Economic Sector

  • Transportation

  • Construction

  • Services

  • Retail/Wholesale Trade

  • Manufacturing

  • Other



Crash Statistics

Public Policy


More info


AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)