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Road Driving for a Safer Railway—The Hidden Problem

Road Driving for a Safer Railway—The Hidden Problem

Update: 2021-05-06
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In this episode Tavid Dobson, Lead Safety Management Specialist at RSSB and Anne-Marie Penny, Senior Road Safety Policy Adviser at National Highways, talk about how collaboration between their organisations is working to better manage the risk that arises from driving for work.

01:26 About Anne-Marie and how she came to work in road safety.

02:08 About Tavid and how he came to work on road driving risk.

03:04 RSSB's work on road risk, now a priority topic in Leading Health and Safety on Britain's Railway.

04:05 The Driving for Better Business (DfBB) programme, its vision, its aims, and accident statistics for people driving for work.

06:42 Using DfBB as a common framework and the need for a collaborative approach.

07:35 Resources available from DfBB, and the value of collaboration with RSSB.

09:16 The industry benefits from working with DfBB now and in the future.

10:15 The challenges that the rail industry faces in managing road risk.

11:47 The DfBB programme is no more than meeting existing legal requirements.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Leading Health and Safety on Britain's Railway: Occupational Road Risk Management page: https://www.rssb.co.uk/safety-and-health/leading-health-and-safety-on-britains-railway/occupational-road-risk-management 

'Managing occupational road risk associated with road driver fatigue' research project T997  https://www.sparkrail.org/pages/libraryresults.aspx?k=T997 

Driving for Better Business website: https://www.drivingforbetterbusiness.com/ 

Road Risk Group web page:
 https://www.rssb.co.uk/what-we-do/groups-and-committees/safety/ssrg/rrg 

Association for Road Risk Management: https://www.arrm.org.uk/  

Related resources:

RoSPA, Management of Occupational Road Risk web page:
 https://www.rospa.com/occupational-safety/our-projects/morr 

Infrastructure Safety Leadership Group:
 https://www.rssb.co.uk/what-we-do/groups-and-committees/safety/ssrg/islg 

RoadSafe website: https://www.roadsafe.com/ 

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Road Driving for a Safer Railway—The Hidden Problem

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