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  1. NIOSHH Conference Washington DC, USA February 2009 GRSP is a hosted programme of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

  2. Agenda • Welcome • Road Safety - Global Context • Overview of GRSP • Global Good Practice • Example activities

  3. Road Safety – Global Context • 2 May - Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar, over 100,000 dead and 2 million homeless • 12 May - Sichuan earthquake, 55,000 dead, 25,000 missing, 5 million displaced • Every two months the roads take the same toll on humanity – but the response is not the same…

  4. Why Invest in Road Safety? Third party, no company involvement maybe? Not Reportable Company staff, own time, own transport yes Not Reportable Third Party, no company control failure yes Not Reportable Third Party, company control failure yes Reportable, but Company & Contractor Reportable, recordable yes Total accidents, not to scale do we count them? Costs? society

  5. GRSP Mission • the sustainable reduction of road death and injury in low and middle income countries. by • helping to get straightforward good practice behavioural interventions made

  6. GRSP Members ARRB Group Ltd. (Australia) 􀀗 Bridgestone Corporation 􀀗 BP 􀀗 Chevron Corporation 􀀗 FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society 􀀗 Ford Motor Company / Volvo Car Corporation 􀀗 General Motors Corporation 􀀗 Honda Motor Co. Ltd. 􀀗 International Centre for Alcohol Policies (ICAP) 􀀗 International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) 􀀗 International Road Transport Union (IRU) 􀀗 Institut des Sciences, et Techniques de l’Equipement et de l’Environnement pour le Développement (ISTED) 􀀗 Michelin 􀀗 Renault SAS 􀀗 Shell International Petroleum Co. Ltd. 􀀗 Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) 􀀗 TNT Express 􀀗 Total 􀀗 Toyota Motor Corporation 􀀗 TRL (UK) 􀀗 VTI (Transport Research Laboratory - Sweden) 􀀗 UK Department for International Development (DFID) 􀀗 World Bank 􀀗 World Health Organization (WHO) 􀀗 Asian Development Bank (ADB) 􀀗 African Development Bank 􀀗 European Commission 􀀗 Inter-American Development Bank 􀀗 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – USA 􀀗 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) 􀀗 United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) 􀀗 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) 􀀗 United Nations Economic Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) -The World Rescue Organisation

  7. GRSP Governance Structure International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Members Annual Meeting Constitutional Governance Executive Committee (elected from members) Legal, fiscal and procedural governance Activity programme governance CEO & GRSP Secretariat Operations

  8. GRSP Operational Structure CEO Andrew Pearce IFRC relations Gérard Lautrédou Geneva Secretariat Raoul Powlowski Asia Robert Klein Europe Kathleen Elsig Africa Americas MENA Co-ordinator Pieter Venter Co-ordinator José Cardita Co-ordinator Peter Elsenaar South East Asia Southern Africa Middle East North Africa Partnership West Africa East Asia East Africa South Asia Countries Countries Countries Countries Countries Brazil China Vietnam Malaysia Cambodia Thailand Indonesia Lao India Hungary Poland Romania Russia Ghana Namibia South Africa Burkina Faso Activity by others

  9. Why Organisations Join GRSP • To contribute effectively to the global road safety effort – both money and expertise • To improve road safety in the areas in which they operate • To improve road safety in their own businesses • To improve their bottom line • To gain access to a global network of organisations and specialists

  10. GRSP Partnerships

  11. Partnership – the core of GRSP Business Improved Road Safety Government Civil Society

  12. Road Transport Risk Ethical position: People should not have to be killed or injured from road transport. But: There are deaths and injuries, so there is a risk. TOTAL RISK OF DEATH OR INJURY Imperfect Roads Imperfect Vehicles Imperfect Citizens, Users, Consumers Imperfect Trauma Care Services Components of Total Risk GOAL OF ROAD SAFETY: Reduce each component such that overall risk is substantially nil. 2008

  13. Contributing to The Safe System for Mobility The Safe System State and Public Organisations Business New Inventions Optional Standards Legal Standards Individuals Organisations (Business/NGO) 2008

  14. Why Partnership Works So Well Improved Improved Improved Road Road Road Safety Safety Safety Covering all the safe system is best done in partnership with all actors 2008

  15. GRSP Good Practice Guides Implementation Status November 2008 Demo projects Pilot projects Action Plans Translations Key Outcomes Workshops Prof Devt Publish Draft 2007 2008 2005 2007 2005 2006 2004

  16. GRSP – Contributing to a global coalition Global Good Practice UN Road Safety Collaboration Road Safety Plan Political Mandate Govt. Partner- ship Govt WHO Civil Societies Civil Societies Advocacy Business Business UN Infrastructure Seat Belts Good Practice Development & Implementation WorldBank Road Safety Action Plan Data Partnership 2 Fleet Safety Knowledge & Monitoring 1999 Other Funding People

  17. Why Address Fleet Safety? • Much of road traffic is commercial – and so are many crashes • Pragmatism –commercial traffic people have contracts and can be influenced • Orgnisations usually benefit their bottom line from improving fleet safety • Organisations may choose to set targets that require active fleet management • Organisations can make a significant contribution to society through their choices

  18. Fleet Safety • Global Fleet Safety Manual and toolkit being developed • Pilot testing in 2009 • Looking for further support • Aiming to help • Business fleets • Humanitarian fleets • Public service fleets

  19. Global Road Safety Initiative • 5 year, US$ 10 million collaborative investment • Largest co-ordinated private sector investment so far • Ford, General Motors, Honda, Michelin, Renault Shell, Toyota • Focus on Brazil, China, South East Asia • Recognised by UN road safety collaboration as leading implementer of Global Good Practice • 2009 is last year of investment – now looking to create a second phase for next five years • Expanded membership, reduced cost

  20. Global Road Safety Initiative • Creation of national helmet action plans in several countries, with implementation happening • Development of effective “City Approach” in Brazil • Junction improvements, drink drive, child safety projects in China • Leverage of other donors created

  21. Seat Belts, Sakhalin • Seat Belts identified as key risk in 2004 • International Good Practice workshop held 2005 • Many parters from all sections of society joined campaigns • Three campaigns made in 2005, 2006, 2007 using Good Practice toolkit • Seat belt wearing now up to 80%, death and injury down 20% in 2008 • Key change in law in 2007, • seat belt fine raised by federal government

  22. Vietnam Helmet Legislation Change Before 15 Dec 2007 After 15 Dec 2007 • Results • 1537 fewer deaths in 2008 • Why? • Many collaborative partners • Government leadership • Sustained preparation effort • Good practice approach • Co-operation of public

  23. Olsztyn Drink Drive Crashes Traffic police began undertaking an enhanced strategic approach to drink drive enforcement in late spring 2008 Number of to drink drive crashes per month Source: Olsztyn Traffic Police

  24. PROGRAMA CAPACETES BETIM / 2008Implementing Global Good Practice Dec 07........ .Helmet Manual Intro ..Helmet Survey ...Programme design ....Funding .....Delivery .......Jul 08Evaluation..?? back

  25. The next step Go out and contribute to “A decade of action!”

  26. Thank You!