Who should attend
- Engineers and managers in the public and private sector who are responsible for the management, planning, delivery (design and construction), operations and maintenance of the public road network.
- Professionals who are interested in learning how infrastructure can play a role in reducing harm across the road system.
- Anyone working with road infrastructure wishing to refresh their understanding of the Safe System approach and test they have an adequate level of alignment.
About the course
Developed by the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), this online course will ensure you bridge the gap between professional practice and the Safe System application. Learn the skills to effectively utilise the Safe System in road safety in your day-to-day role in road infrastructure.
What is covered in the course?
- The principles of the Safe System and how it addresses the ethical imperative of eliminating harm from road crashes.
- Why harm from road crashes occurs and how this harm can be mitigated.
- The mechanisms of harm and practical ways to minimise harm that are associated with the key types of severe injury causing road crashes.
- An overview of road safety infrastructure and its alignment with leading-practice road safety thinking.
- An introduction to the tools that are available to assist in the design and operation of Safe System-aligned road set.
How will I benefit?
You will gain:
- practical skills to apply leading-practice in road safety to day-to-day task of road management and engineering.
- the tools to navigate the complexities of road safety lingo and expectations.
- the confidence you are doing all you reasonably can to reduce harm from use of the road system.
- an understanding of further options for exercising your professional duty of care towards community road safety.
- an edge over peers with your newly honed road safety knowledge and skills.
How will my organisation benefit?
Your organisation will gain an individual with:
- who will support the strategic goals of your organisation to improve community safety.
- greater awareness and preparedness for the delivery of road safety and road infrastructure projects.
- skills and knowledge to give your organisation a business edge over competitors in the transport sector.
Associate Professor Jeremy Woolley is the director of the Centre For Automotive Safety Research at the University of Adelaide. He has over 20 years of experience in road safety research across many areas including infrastructure, intelligent transport systems, traffic modelling, enforcement, regu...
I have been working with the Centre for Automotive Safety Research since July, 2014. I originally graduated from The University of Adelaide with a degree in civil and structural engineer (2009) and then with a PhD in water resources optimisation (2014). I have previously worked in the civil const...
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