Monday, July 13, 2015

Get PRAISEd for Improving Work-Related Road Safety

As part of its PRAISE project, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) recognizes organizations that demonstrate a high level of commitment to improving work-related road safety. The group presents awards in three categories small-medium enterprise (fewer than 250 employees), large company and public authority.

Award candidates must complete the questionnaire and be able to demonstrate that they have met the following criteria:
  • evidence that a process has taken place (e.g., risk assessment, formal structure, policies developed, targets measured); 
  • able to show an innovative approach to work-related road safety including concrete actions and initiatives; 
  • target setting and monitoring used as part of the road safety program; 
  • solid evidence of a return on investment and economic impact; 
  • indicators set up to collect and monitor data on all collisions/material damage/casualties; 
  • evidence of safety impact improvements (e.g., improved crash rate and casualty reduction);
  • able to show how the program engaged employees and how senior management led the initiative. 
Completed forms should be submitted to by Aug. 3, 2015, with the awards to presented at ETSC's annual PRAISE conference in Brussels, Belgium.