BACKGROUND
Road safety is more than just a government responsibility but is shared by business and the community and businesses have a legal duty to put in place suitable arrangements to manage its employees Health and Safety. No matter what kind of an organisation you run, how big it is or how many vehicles you have, implementing even small safe driving initiatives can reduce injuries, save lives and save your organisation money. In addition to improved health and safety, there are a wide range of other benefits stemming from a Safer Driving Programme including cost savings from fewer insurance claims and lost days due to accident repairs, happier employees and a good public image.

This workshop is targeted at Safety officers, line managers, supervisors, senior managers and directors.

OBJECTIVES

At the end of this workshop you will:
• know in detail why you need a safe driving programme
• have the tools and knowledge to develop, implement, maintain and measure road safety programme
• know how to save money through lower insurance premiums, lower crash repair bills, lower maintenance costs and reduction in lost productivity
• have clearer understanding of the importance of safe driving practices

TOPICS
• Road Safety a national challenge and counting the cost
• Why have a safe driving programme at work?
• What exactly is a safe driving programme?
• What is the cost to business of not having a safe driving programme?
• How to write your safe driving programme?
• Creating safer drivers through training and education.
• Address driver behaviour.
• Measuring your safe driving programme’s success.
• Information sharing and networking among businesses

COST
The true costs of road accidents to organisations are nearly always significantly higher than the resulting insurance claims. While institutions may be able to recover vehicle damage costs through insurance, many other costs may not be recoverable. These include: lost time in wages and salaries; lost orders and output; administrative costs, legal fees; and costs due to other kinds of business interruption. These costs come straight off the organisation’s bottom line, reducing its profits or surplus.

BENEFITS

Benefits to your organisation may include:
• Fully comply with the law (particularly the Zambian Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2010);
• A reduction in fleet downtime;
• Preventing loss of business through fleet unavailability;
• Reducing fleet repair costs;
• Avoiding costly increases to insurance premiums from accidents;
• Protecting company reputation;
• Increasing profitability;
• And, most importantly, protecting the health and welfare of your employees and the public.

Date: Monday, 11th April 2016
Time: 10:00hrs – 15:00 hrs
Venue: Zamcom Lodge, Andrew Mwenya Rd, Lusaka, Zambia
Workshop Fees: K2,350 per candidate (lunch, refreshment and materials included).

To secure your place(s), please email all completed registration forms to: info@zambianroadsafety.org or call us on 0961475610/0953 736461/.
NB: Be advised that we have limited spaces, therefore, early registration is encouraged to avoid disappointment.