Education. Integration and application of professional tools for managing and promoting Child Safety. Social Services. Management of Safety Areas*. Engineering and Safety Headquarters. Activities and Intervention Programs in Safety Areas. Spokesperson. Interface with
Integration and application of professional tools for managing and promoting Child Safety
Engineering and Safety Headquarters
in Safety Areas
the Municipal Authority
Safe City for Children
*According to laws and regulations
Managing and Promoting Child Safety in the City – New Holistic Model
Shira Kislev1, Dafna Kalenberg1, Michal Klein1, GaliBen-Shalom2, Zvi Binyamini3, Michal Hemmo-Lotem1, Orly Silbinger1
1Beterem – Safe Kids, Israel; 2Barak, Ben-Shalom – Organization Consulting and Training; 3Eshed Management Resources &Engineering
‘Safe Cities for Children’ Model
The model integrates three major disciplines. The disciplines of risk management and organizational consultation are new to the field of child safety. This innovative model provides a new methodology for the municipal authorities to manage and promote child safety.
The model integrates the different departments in the municipal authority and aims to act both in promotion and management tools.
Framework Components of the Municipal System for Managing and Promoting Child Safety
Municipality joins and appoints position holders
Themunicipal system is developed in each Municipality according to the of the ‘Safe City Guideline’. The Guideline was developed based on OHSAS 18001, Safe Community model and International Labour Organization (ILO) documentation.
Twenty municipal authorities in Israel have joined the Safe Cities program since 2001; half are in the low socio-economic bracket including Arab and Jewish Ultra Orthodox population. A detailed evaluation is being conducted at this time.