Proceedings of the First International Conference on Road Safety at Work 2009
The inaugural international conference on road safety at work, organised by the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and partners including the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, International Labour Organization, US Department of State, and National Safety Council was held in Washington DC 16-18 February, and attended by more than 220 delegates from 40+ countries. All the presentations and other outcomes from the conference are shown below.

• A summary of the research white paper for the conference is available by clicking here.

• PhD on occupational road safety completed by Stephanie Pratt from NIOSH. Click here

• 2010 World Injury Conference Paper. Click here

• To view the Conference book. Click here

• The conference wiki page can be seen at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_road_safety_for_workers

• Several detailed participant case studies were produced by the Fleet Safety Forum. Click here

• Since the conference we have been involved in a number of follow-up events around the world. Click here

• US Federal government shows occupational road safety leadership by banning texting. Click here

• Video presentations from the main sessions and all the available presentations are shown below.
Main Sessions
Conference Introduction
Max Lum, Associate Director, OHC, NIOSH
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Welcome from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Christine Branche, Ph.D., Acting Director, NIOSH
Presentation slides
Video


Welcome from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration
Etienne Krug, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Department of Injuries & Violence Prevention, WHO
Video


Welcome from the Ambassador from Oman to the United Nations
His Excellency, Ambassador Fuad Mubarak Al-Hinai
Video


Keynote Address #1: Road safety in Costa Rica
Karla González, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Republic of Costa Rica
Video


Keynote Address #2: Achieving Goal Zero in Road Safety

Sam Smolik, Vice President - Global Downstream Health, Safety, Security and Environment, Shell
Presentation slides
Video


The Status of Occupational Road Safety Globally: Capsule Presentation of Conference White Paper
Ed Dubens, C.E.O / President, Interactive Driving Systems
Dr Will Murray, Research Director, Interactive Driving Systems
Presentation slides
Video


Panel Discussion #1: Developed-economies Perspective
Jeff Michael, Ed.D., Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Presentation slides
Video (Same as below)

John Kennedy, Executive Director for Driver and Roadway Safety, National Safety Council
Presentation slides
Video (Same as above)

Stephanie Pratt, Research Health Scientist, NIOSH
Presentation slides

Adrian Walsh, Director, RoadSafe
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LaMont Byrd, Director of Safety and Health, International Brotherhood of Teamsters



Panel Discussion #2: Emerging-market Perspective
Tony Bliss, Lead Road Safety Specialist, Energy, Transport and Water Department, World Bank
Presentation slides
Video

Duncan Espiga, CEPA
Presentation slides
Video

Simar Preet Kahlon, Corporate SHE Manager, Nestlé India Limited
Presentation slides
Video

Ndeye Awa Sarr, President, LASER International
Presentation slides
Video


State of Occupational Road Safety Globally: Industry Perspective
Andrew R. Bradley, Head of Group Risk Services, Nestlé SA
Presentation slides
Video


State of Occupational Road Safety Globally: Policy Perspective
Claes Tingvall, Dr. Med. Soc., Director of Traffic Safety, Swedish Road Administration
Presentation slides
Video


Concluding Plenary Session: Findings and Next Steps
Stephanie Pratt, Research Health Scientist, NIOSH
Presentation slides
Video


Conference conclusions
Max Lum, Associate Director, OHC, NIOSH

Breakout Sessions

Track 1: Policy

T1.1 International initiatives

UN Road Safety Collaboration
Lori Mooren, University of New South Wales
Presentation slides

Policy change and new perspectives on sharing responsibility for road safety.
Matts-Åke Belin, World Health Organization.
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T1.2 Legal perspectives on fleet management

Negligent entrustment - When is a license check not enough?
Paul Farrell, Safety First Systems
Presentation slides

Best practices in fleet risk management: Avoid conflict with privacy regulations and driver expectations
Stanley Underwood North, LeClair Ryan
Presentation slides


T1.3 Labor relations perspectives

Impact of regulation and deregulation, industry structure, pay structure, and hiring practices on road safety
Michael Belzer, Wayne State University
Presentation slides

Occupational road safety in India
Param Preet Ghuman, Employee State Insurance Corporation
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T1.4 Corporate social responsibility

GRSP: Business, government, and civil society contributing to road safety
Andrew Pearce, Global Road Safety Partnership
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Organizational and technology interventions to improve safe and eco-driving
Paul Davis, Nestlé SA
Presentation slides

Technology and environmental considerations can drive fleet safety
Inder Poonaji, Nestlé SA
Presentation slides


T1.5 Using research to promote policy change

Occupational light vehicle use
Rwth Stuckey, Monash University
Presentation slides

Influencing New Zealand commercial fleet managers
Debbie Stearns, Accident Compensation Commission of New Zealand
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Track 2: Management and Interventions

T2.1 Fleet risk management

The rationale for implementing fleet safety programs from a broad government / policy perspective
Roger Bibbings, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Presentation slides
Written paper
Paul Gallemore, Wolseley
Presentation slides

Models for fleet safety interventions
Will Murray, Interactive Driving Systems
Adrian Walsh, RoadSafe
Presentation slides


T2.2 Driver-based interventions

Using driver risk assessment methods to develop a crash-free culture
Tony Kaye, Thomas International
Presentation slides
Michael Ferrara, Jr., FleetRisk Advisors
Presentation slides

Driver training - Balanced overview
Eddie Wren, Advanced Drivers of America
Presentation slides


T2.3 Use of crash analysis and benchmarking to improve fleet safety

Crash analysis and benchmarking as tools to improve fleet safety - Presentation and discussion
Lynn Berberich, PHH Arval
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Evaluating the success of fleet safety initiatives: Benchmarking metrics and program elements / identifying and sharing best practices
Jack Hanley, Network of Employers for Traffic Safety
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T2.4 Organizational and technology-based interventions

Using technology to manage crash risk before the crash occurs
David Melton, Liberty Mutual Group

Sustaining safety in hard times / times of recession
Paul Gallemore, Wolseley
Presentation slides
Dave Wallington, British Telecom
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T2.5 Driver management approaches

Effectively managing 'gray fleet' / non-owned vehicles
Jim Noble, Zurich Services Corporation
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Chain of responsibility: Risk management of contractors, sub-contractors, and spot hire transport in the supply chain
Will Murray, Interactive Driving Systems
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Track 3: Emerging Markets: Research and Practice

T3.1 Road safety initiatives for workers

SAFE fleet at Johnson & Johnson - Caring for people across the globe
Joseph Van Houten and Sandra Lee, Johnson & Johnson
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Issues in implementing a global driver safety culture
Andy Stubbings, Wyeth
Presentation slides
James Dorris, Cummins Inc.
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T3.2 Protecting drivers in emerging markets

The Fleet Forum 'Fleet Safety Toolkit'
Rob McConnell, Fleet Forum
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A comprehensive approach to vehicle safety
Ezana Wondimneh, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (USA)
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T3.3 Regional focus I - Latin America and China

Strategies to decrease the accidents and costs in a private fleet company
Miguel Angel Gonzalez Osuna, FEMSA
Presentation slides

The current status of road traffic safety work in China and its countermeasures
Zhao Rui Ha, State Administration of Work Safety, China
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T3.4 Regional focus II - India and Vietnam


Case Study - Vietnam
Greig Craft, Asia Injury Prevention Foundation
Presentation slides

Road crashes involving heavy vehicles in Bangalore, India: challenges and strategies for prevention
G. Gururaj, National Institute for Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
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T3.5 Regional focus III - Africa

Occupational Road Safety in South Africa
Jace Naidoo, Eskom
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Road safety challenges in developing countries
Ronald Kabuye Ssebunya, National Road Safety Concern, Uganda
Presentation slides

Poster Session

The attached document provides the abstracts for the posters presented at the conference.
Poster abstracts

Reducing Traffic Speed within Open Road Work Sites Using Obtrusive Perceptual Countermeasures
Jesse A. Allpress, Louis S. Leland, Jr.
University of Otago, New Zealand
Poster

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Hazards of the Highways: A Behavior-based Safety Intervention for New Zealand Truck Drivers
Rebecca Everdon
University of Otago, New Zealand
Poster

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Avoiding Equipment-related Injuries in Work Zones
Jennifer Beaupre
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, United States
Poster

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Drive Safely, Your Family Needs You
Emmanuel Ansah
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., Ghana
Poster

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Emerging Markets in Road Safety Policies: Insurance Policies for Road Users in Developing Countries
Tomukum Chia, Numfor Jackson, and Remigius Funwie
Global Centre for Compliance, Hazards and Disaster Management, Office of Disaster Preparedness, Outer Space Application and Emergency Response, GLOCECOHADIM, Cameroon

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Road Traffic Safety: A Big Challenge in the Developing World A Uganda (East Africa) Case Study
Ronald Ssebunya
National Road Safety Concern, Uganda
Poster

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The Health and Safety of Transport Workers in the European Union
Sarah Copsey, Elke Schneider, Xabier Irastorza, Véronique de Broeck, Marthe Verjans
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
Poster
Written paper

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Successful OSH and Safety Interventions of Road Haulage Drivers in Transport Companies*
Paula Kärmeniemi, Jari Stengård, Seppo Olkkonen, Riia-Liisa Pulkkinen, and Aira Ylä-Outinen
The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

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Traffic Deaths at Work in Finland 2001-2005
Seppo Olkkonen, Simo Salminen, Paula Kärmeniemi
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Esa Räty
Traffic Safety Committee of Insurance Companies, Finland

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Safe and Healthy Professional Drivers-Recommendations for Occupational Health Care Services
Aira Ylä-Outinen, Paula Kärmeniemi, Jaana Laitinen, Jari Latvala, Seppo Olkkonen and Markku Saino, The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

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Prevalence of Non-Standard Safety Helmet Use among Food Delivery Workers in Malaysia
Kulanthayan K.C. Mani
University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Poster

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Guidance on the Management of Work-related Road Risk-an Initiative by Great Britain's Department for Transport
Britta Lang
Transport Research Laboratory, United Kingdom
Poster

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Increasing Road Worker Safety in The Netherlands
Anita Venema
TNO Work and Employment, The Netherlands
Berend Brinkhuis
Van den Berg Infrastructures, The Netherlands
Poster

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Road Safety at Work Data in The Netherlands
Anita Venema and Maartje Bakhuys Roozeboom
TNO Work and Employment, The Netherlands
Poster
Written paper

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Using Crash Outcomes Data Evaluation System (CODES) to Analyze Work-related Motor Vehicle Crashes
Steven M. Thygerson
Brigham Young University, United States

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A Review of Fatigue Risk Management Systems and their potential for managing fatigue within the UK Road Transport Industry
Carina Fourie, Alexandra Holmes, and Paul Jackson
Clockwork Research Ltd
Poster

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Case study of Brake – the Road Safety Charity
Katie Shephard
Brake
Poster

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Road safety in Mexico and information needs
Dr. Jose-Antonio Romero-Navarrete
University of Queretaro, Mexico
Poster
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