Driving Vehicle Safety
Overview Transport
What’s On The Menu ?
• Why We Need To Focus On vehicle
safety ?
• Financial
• Available Programs & Aids
• Some Proven Stra...
VEHICLE SAFETY
The Perspective
Why Focus On Vehicle Safety?
• TRAFFIC COLLISIONS ARE THE #1
CAUSE OF ON-THE-JOB FATALATIES IN
THE K.S.A
• MOST VEHICLE CO...
Timing Is Everything…
• EVERY 12 MINUTES-
someone dies in a motor
vehicle crash
• EVERY 10 SECONDS-
a collision-related in...
Some Noteworthy Numbers
Traffic Reality
41,059
Vehicle related fatalities
2,491,000
Vehicle associated injuries
6,024,248
...
Financial Impact problems
$22,417,700.92*
(7/1/11 – 3/31/12)
*Average Cost Per Incident: $4,506.07
$12.69 Million FY 2011-...
Where Does It Hurt?
• Workers Compensation Benefits
• Vehicle Repair/Replacement
• Property Damage
• Liability Claims & Se...
What’s Driving These Statistics?
Increasing Urbanization
Increasing Congestion
Poor Defensive Driving Skills
Most drivers have not received any defensive driver training since high school.
Increasing Distractions
Distracted driving is estimated to be a factor in 25-30% of all vehicle collisions –
that’s equal ...
Top Five Driver Distractions
The Survey Says:
1. Talking To OTHERS 36%
2. Adjusting vehicle climate or controls 08%
3. Eat...
John’s Collision Theorem
Urbanization + Congestion + Distractions
are > Individual Defensive Driving Skills
Collisions Occ...
Common Collision Causes
• Improper Backing
• Hit Stationary
Object
• Inattention
• Distracted Driving
• Improper Speed
• T...
A Deadly Trio
Fatigue
Inexperience Impairment*
Road Rage
Anger
Frustration
Impatience
The many faces of
Violence
MLS Vehicle Safety Goals
• Save Lives!
• Prevent Life-Altering Injuries
• Improve Skill Level of Personnel
Operating UC-Ow...
Who Should Be Trained?
• Van SALES Drivers
• TRUCK Drivers
• Occupational Drivers*
• Heavy Vehicles
• Drivers Involved In
...
Drivers Training Methods
• Classroom –
Lecture, PowerPoint, Video
• Written Examination
• Demonstration
• Practical Applic...
Current Training Programs
P.A.C.E.
Behavioral Driving
R.V. MUTHUSAMY MLS - JCW
Coming Soon To A Campus Near You!
Common Components
• Increasing The Space
Around Your Vehicle
• Increased Visibility
• Provide More Time To
Prepare or React
The Future
• DEVELOPED BY:
Driver & Vehicle Safety Work Group
of the
Health ,Safety & Environmental Risk Management
• CONS...
SAFETY Program Results
 28% Reduction in the number
of Vehicle Accidents
 56% Reduction in the costs
of Vehicle Accident...
The Bottom Line
• Saves Lives & Prevents Injuries
• Protects Human & Financial
Resources
• Reduces Stress
• Significantly ...
Why Focus On Specialized
Drivers?
• Higher Level of Risk To
logistics Operation &
Drivers
• Higher Level of Operation
Skil...
Aerial Work Platforms
Key Training Points
• Required PPE
• Pre-Use Inspection
• Leveling
• Fall Protection
• Tip Over Haza...
Bucket Trucks
Key Training Points
• Required PPE
• Fall Protection
• Road Procedures
• Site Inspections
• Leveling
• Prope...
Forklifts
Key Training Points
• Required PPE
• Pre-Trip Inspection
• Seatbelt Usage
• Speed
• No Riders
• Elevated Forks/L...
Backhoes/Loaders
Key Training Points
• Required PPE
• ROPS
• Seatbelt Usage
• Road Rules
• Utilities/keys
• Site Marking
•...
Trucks MAINTENANCE
Key Training Points
• Pre-Use Inspection
• Maintenance
• Stability
• Dump Site Inspection
• Loading (Fr...
Equipment Lockout/Tagout
• Ignition
• Operating Controls
• Steering
• Fuel/Battery
• Any other ignition
is on ……
Types of Training
• Avoid accidents
initial training.
• Stress control
Remedial
• Skill Maintenance
• New Equipment or
Equ...
The Trainer’s Triangle
Initial/Certification
INSTRUCT
OBSERVECOACH
The Great Debate
After two weeks, we tend
To remember:
TRAINING Documentation
Legal Protection
• Training Attendance Logs
• Written Exams
• “Hands-On” Evaluation Sheets
• Posted...
DRIVERS Recognition
• Identifies Trained
Operators
• Instills Pride &
Professionalism
SAFETY Trainer Qualifications
• Extensive Experience & Training
with equipment being operated
• Certified To Train - by a ...
Final Thoughts
• REMEMBER: How people train/practice is how they
will behave in the field.
• Document Everything!
• Be Sel...
A Safety SUPERHERO
Look, an opportunity to
prevent injury & save
money…..let’s roll!
WHO……
Crushes Risk & Protects
Resources Using The Power Of:
Training, Skill, & Safe Behaviors
Unnecessary
Risk
U C
Ouch!
SEE YOU
LATER!!!
HOLLYWOOD
Next Exit
KSA Annual Statistics NHTSA 2012
Other .2% Bus .5%
Light
Truck 39.7%
Motorcycle 1.2%Large
Truck 33.9%
Passenger
Car 24.5%
...
QUESTIONS
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  1. 1. Driving Vehicle Safety Overview Transport
  2. 2. What’s On The Menu ? • Why We Need To Focus On vehicle safety ? • Financial • Available Programs & Aids • Some Proven Strategies • Training Qualifications & Selection Today’s Specials:
  3. 3. VEHICLE SAFETY The Perspective
  4. 4. Why Focus On Vehicle Safety? • TRAFFIC COLLISIONS ARE THE #1 CAUSE OF ON-THE-JOB FATALATIES IN THE K.S.A • MOST VEHICLE COLLISIONS ARE PREVENTABLE. • K.S.A. DRIVERS RANKED 4TH WORST IN THE GCC • Heavy VEHICLES ARE “Rolling Billboards”. *(GMAC Study)
  5. 5. Timing Is Everything… • EVERY 12 MINUTES- someone dies in a motor vehicle crash • EVERY 10 SECONDS- a collision-related injury occurs • EVERY 5 SECONDS- a vehicle collision occurs Source: OSHA/NHTSA/NETS “Guidelines for Employers To Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes”
  6. 6. Some Noteworthy Numbers Traffic Reality 41,059 Vehicle related fatalities 2,491,000 Vehicle associated injuries 6,024,248 Total vehicle collisions 10,473,075 Vehicles damaged $230.6 Billion Dollars spent on collision related issues 95% of vehicle collisions and fatalities are caused by Human Error KSA Annual Statistics NHTSA 2012 Other .2% Passenger Car 54.5% Light Truck 39.7% Large Truck 3.9% Motorcycle 1.2% Bus .5% Proportion of Vehicles Involved in Traffic Collisions
  7. 7. Financial Impact problems $22,417,700.92* (7/1/11 – 3/31/12) *Average Cost Per Incident: $4,506.07 $12.69 Million FY 2011-2012
  8. 8. Where Does It Hurt? • Workers Compensation Benefits • Vehicle Repair/Replacement • Property Damage • Liability Claims & Settlements
  9. 9. What’s Driving These Statistics?
  10. 10. Increasing Urbanization
  11. 11. Increasing Congestion
  12. 12. Poor Defensive Driving Skills Most drivers have not received any defensive driver training since high school.
  13. 13. Increasing Distractions Distracted driving is estimated to be a factor in 25-30% of all vehicle collisions – that’s equal to 4,000 or more collisions a day.
  14. 14. Top Five Driver Distractions The Survey Says: 1. Talking To OTHERS 36% 2. Adjusting vehicle climate or controls 08% 3. Eating /Drinking 04% 4. Using A Cell Phone 51% 5. Tending To Children 01%
  15. 15. John’s Collision Theorem Urbanization + Congestion + Distractions are > Individual Defensive Driving Skills Collisions Occur! When:
  16. 16. Common Collision Causes • Improper Backing • Hit Stationary Object • Inattention • Distracted Driving • Improper Speed • Tailgating
  17. 17. A Deadly Trio Fatigue Inexperience Impairment*
  18. 18. Road Rage Anger Frustration Impatience The many faces of Violence
  19. 19. MLS Vehicle Safety Goals • Save Lives! • Prevent Life-Altering Injuries • Improve Skill Level of Personnel Operating UC-Owned Vehicles • Save Money
  20. 20. Who Should Be Trained? • Van SALES Drivers • TRUCK Drivers • Occupational Drivers* • Heavy Vehicles • Drivers Involved In Collisions • Stress employees
  21. 21. Drivers Training Methods • Classroom – Lecture, PowerPoint, Video • Written Examination • Demonstration • Practical Application • Behind-The-Wheel Evaluation • On-Line* On-Line**
  22. 22. Current Training Programs P.A.C.E. Behavioral Driving R.V. MUTHUSAMY MLS - JCW Coming Soon To A Campus Near You!
  23. 23. Common Components • Increasing The Space Around Your Vehicle • Increased Visibility • Provide More Time To Prepare or React
  24. 24. The Future • DEVELOPED BY: Driver & Vehicle Safety Work Group of the Health ,Safety & Environmental Risk Management • CONSISTS OF: (A) CORE training program requirements (B) CORE PLUS modules aimed at specific vehicle types and operators • PROVIDES: MLS- HSE System-wide standardized guidelines for Defensive Driver Training
  25. 25. SAFETY Program Results  28% Reduction in the number of Vehicle Accidents  56% Reduction in the costs of Vehicle Accidents  ROI of $25.00 per $1.00 spent
  26. 26. The Bottom Line • Saves Lives & Prevents Injuries • Protects Human & Financial Resources • Reduces Stress • Significantly Reduces Auto Liability Costs An Effective Defensive Driver Training Program:
  27. 27. Why Focus On Specialized Drivers? • Higher Level of Risk To logistics Operation & Drivers • Higher Level of Operation Skill Required for Safe Operation of logistics • Vehicle Is Expensive To Repair or Replace • No replacement for ………?
  28. 28. Aerial Work Platforms Key Training Points • Required PPE • Pre-Use Inspection • Leveling • Fall Protection • Tip Over Hazards • Electrocution Hazards • Collision Hazards • Crush Hazards
  29. 29. Bucket Trucks Key Training Points • Required PPE • Fall Protection • Road Procedures • Site Inspections • Leveling • Proper Set-Up • Electrocution Hazards • Rescue Procedures
  30. 30. Forklifts Key Training Points • Required PPE • Pre-Trip Inspection • Seatbelt Usage • Speed • No Riders • Elevated Forks/Loads • Load Inspection • Roll/Tip-Over Procedures • Fueling & Maintenance
  31. 31. Backhoes/Loaders Key Training Points • Required PPE • ROPS • Seatbelt Usage • Road Rules • Utilities/keys • Site Marking • Hand/Flag Signals • Loading/Dumping helpers
  32. 32. Trucks MAINTENANCE Key Training Points • Pre-Use Inspection • Maintenance • Stability • Dump Site Inspection • Loading (Front To Back) • Dumping • Attachments
  33. 33. Equipment Lockout/Tagout • Ignition • Operating Controls • Steering • Fuel/Battery • Any other ignition is on ……
  34. 34. Types of Training • Avoid accidents initial training. • Stress control Remedial • Skill Maintenance • New Equipment or Equipment Upgrade
  35. 35. The Trainer’s Triangle Initial/Certification INSTRUCT OBSERVECOACH
  36. 36. The Great Debate After two weeks, we tend To remember:
  37. 37. TRAINING Documentation Legal Protection • Training Attendance Logs • Written Exams • “Hands-On” Evaluation Sheets • Posted List of “Trained & Authorized” Users • Learning Management System
  38. 38. DRIVERS Recognition • Identifies Trained Operators • Instills Pride & Professionalism
  39. 39. SAFETY Trainer Qualifications • Extensive Experience & Training with equipment being operated • Certified To Train - by a recognized training organization • A “People-Oriented” personality • Superior Coaching Skills • Patience • Sound Judgment • Excellent Salesmanship Skills
  40. 40. Final Thoughts • REMEMBER: How people train/practice is how they will behave in the field. • Document Everything! • Be Selective… • Enforce all safety rules in a consistent manner. (What you don’t address, you condone!) IF YOU CAN DO ALL THESE THINGS, YOU TOO CAN BECOME…..
  41. 41. A Safety SUPERHERO Look, an opportunity to prevent injury & save money…..let’s roll! WHO……
  42. 42. Crushes Risk & Protects Resources Using The Power Of: Training, Skill, & Safe Behaviors Unnecessary Risk U C Ouch!
  43. 43. SEE YOU LATER!!! HOLLYWOOD Next Exit
  44. 44. KSA Annual Statistics NHTSA 2012 Other .2% Bus .5% Light Truck 39.7% Motorcycle 1.2%Large Truck 33.9% Passenger Car 24.5% Proportion of Vehicles Involved in Traffic Collisions
  45. 45. QUESTIONS

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