08 June 2017
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.
To register please click here.
Roles and responsibilities of organisations for reducing work-related collisions and preventing deaths
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