Join us for a workplace road safety event on 27 June

Posted on: Monday, 22 May 2017 at 12:00:00 AM

On Tuesday, 27 June, WALGA’s RoadWise will host a workplace road safety event for Local Government officers.

This free event will include participation in an ARRB/National Road Safety Partnership webinar focusing on leadership practices that support and constrain safe driver behaviour, followed by discussions and networking opportunities.

Morning tea will be provided.

Event details

Free webinar: The leadership practices that support and constrain safe driver behaviour, courtesy of ARRB Group and NRSPP.

When:  Tuesday, 27 June 2017

 Time:  Welcome - 8:45AM

             Webinar - 9:00AM to 10:00AM

             Discussions - 10:00AM to 11:00AM

 Venue: Boardroom A, ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, Leederville, WA 6007

Webinar details

To improve driving behaviour, it is necessary to look beyond individuals’ compliance with safety procedures and at the influence of leadership practices. In this presentation, Dr Sharon Newnam will talk about a research program in workplace road safety that explores the leadership practices that both support and constrain safe driving behaviour and interventions designed to mitigate driving risk.

Dr Sharon Newnam is an organisational psychologist with the Monash University Accident Research and has conducted theoretical and applied research in workplace road safety for the past 12 years. Her research focuses on understanding a range of factors influencing unsafe driving behaviour, from the individual characteristics of drivers to the safety practices of management and beyond. Dr Newnam has made significant contributions at the industry and government levels to reduce the social and financial impact of work-related driving crashes.

Morning tea will be provided, please RSVP kwhite@walga.asn.au for catering purposes and to provide details of any special dietary requirements.

Regional officer access

Regional members of the RoadWise community road safety network, or others unable to attend this event in West Leederville can still register for the free webinar by visiting the National Road Safety Partnership website.

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