Preventing Road Accidents and Injuries for the Safety of Employees

PRAISE Seminar

08 June 2017
Tallinn, Estonia

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Tallinn University of Technology and the Estonian Roads Administration have the pleasure of inviting you to the European PRAISE seminar on preventing road risk for employees.

The PRAISE project “Preventing Road Accidents and Injuries for the Safety of Employees” addresses road safety risks in the work context. The project was co-funded by the European Commission, and is now supported by the Fundación MAPFRE, the German Road Safety Council (DVR), and the Dräger Foundation.

PRAISE aims to promote best practices and spur on employers to secure high road safety standards for their employees. In the framework of this campaign, ETSC is organising an international seminar in Tallinn bringing together the Union of haulers, Police, fleet safety managers, government representatives, social affairs representatives and road safety experts from Europe.

On the agenda will be measures to improve work related road safety in Estonia and in other EU Member States. The program will also include contributions from leading occupational health and safety experts in Estonia but also presentations of ETSC’s Thematic Reports. Interpretation Estonia/English will be provided to participants.

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Roles and responsibilities of organisations for reducing work-related collisions and preventing deaths

 

       

AGENDA

09:00 Registration and Coffee

09:30 Welcome and introductions
• Antonio Avenoso, European Transport Safety Council – Work related road safety in the EU – data collection and reporting

09:45 – 11:00 Panel 1: How to Identify, Evaluate and prevent occupational road risks for professional drivers – Chaired by European Transport Safety Council

• Meeli Miidla-Vanatalu, Deputy Director-general, Labor Inspectorate view on work-related road safety in Estonia – 15 mins
• Mikka Männik, Leading Expert, Estonian Road administration view on managing work-related road risk – 15 mins
• Ruth Purdie, Secretary General, Tispol, Professional drivers and enforcement of driving – The Police perspective – 15 mins
• Gerard Schipper, Euro Control, The role of authorities when dealing with infringement of working regulations of truck and bus drivers
Panel discussion: ‘’Who is responsible for employee risk?’’ – 15 mins

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break

11:20 – 12:50 Employer’s role in strengthening work-related road safety

Panel 2: Chaired by Dago Antov, University of Technology
Case study 1: JACOBS (UK) – Driver Safety Management Systems – Andy Phillips (Applied Driving Techniques) – 20 min
Case study 1: AS SEBE – development manager Marina Sonn – 20 min
Case study 2: Lux Express Group HR specialist Margit Manni – 20 min
Panel discussion: “How to trigger companies to contribute in work-related road safety area?” (the speakers will be joined by representatives from: ETSC; Labor Inspectorate; the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications) duration 30min

12:50 – 13:00 Conclusions: State Secretary for Transport

13:00 Lunch

 

Place: Tallinn, Estonia
Event start: 08-06-2017 09:00 (GMT +02:00)
Event end: 08-06-2017 13:00 (GMT +02:00)

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