Occupational Road Safety in India. Presentation By : DR PARAM PREET GHUMAN MBBS, PGDHA, MBA Senior Medical Officer Employee State Insurance Corporation India. “Health of the Nation is more important than the wealth of the Nation”. Road safety is a major public health concern.
DR PARAM PREET GHUMAN
MBBS, PGDHA, MBA
Senior Medical Officer
Employee State Insurance Corporation
Types of vehicles plying on Indian roads along with their wrong usage according to their capacity is a matter of great concern for road safety. These vehicles create traffic chaos and are a cause of road crashes.Few examples are :--
Improper and overloading
Road Traffic Crash
Automobile ManufacturersMultisectorial Involvement in Road Traffic Crash
Complete co-ordination in all these sectors is needed for the rescue, transportation, trauma care and relief, investigation and compilation of data to achieve total road safety in the interest of road users.
Removes injured to the hospital after giving first aid and pre-hospital care where ever possible.
Road Traffic crash
Police Control Room (PCR)
PCR Van or Ambulance
Flow of information in case of road traffic crash:--
Lack of awareness in general public about the legal procedures.
Stress due to :--
These workers who are either physically weak or fatigued or under mental stress often become a cause or a victim of road crash as even while driving / walking on the road their mind is occupied.
“Your Life is Precious and so is the Life of Others. Drive Safely and Live and Let Others Live”