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Overview

Managerial and technical capacity weaknesses combined with lack of political ownership of road safety targets and underperforming infrastructure present formidable barriers to progress for many low- and middle-income countries.
There is great complexity in effective road safety and collaborating across institutions is needed to achieve effective interventions. In practice, this means managing road safety in a context where different government agencies - Transport, Health, Justice, Interior, Education, Employment, and Finance – share responsibility and stakeholder engagement is key. Initiatives such as the recent adoption of ISO 39001 now allow more active participation by an even wider range of public and private sector actors.
This workshop has been designed for safety professionals who want a theoretical and practical overview of effective road safety institutions and programs. At the end of the workshop, delegates will have an enhanced grasp of the key characteristics of effective road safety management functions, as well as a sharpened focus on managing road safety projects for results.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn about institutional management functions and lead agency role
  • Learn about conducting a road safety management capacity review
  • Learn about stakeholder engagement
  • Introduction to ISO39001 Road Traffic Safety Management
  • Managing road safety in the workplace/fleet safety programs

Target Audience

  • Road Agency Executives
  • Highway and Street Engineers
  • Traffic Safety Professionals
  • Traffic Management Professionals
  • Planners
  • Design Consultants
  • Law Enforcement
  • Contractors
  • Research & Academia

From the IRF Chairman

As the road industry’s most trusted brand in continuing education, the IRF provides road professionals with educational opportunities that are recognized worldwide by engineering and transportation societies. IRF’s Global Training Curriculum provides technical expertise in classroom and practical settings where attendees can learn from and have direct access to seasoned professionals. Each course is designed to assist attendees in learning to correctly apply the knowledge gained and provides the most relevant, up-to date information on best practices and technological solutions.

IRF Workshops are specifically developed to meet the needs of road professionals. Whether you are a representative of a highway agency, a member of a financing institution, consultant or contractor, IRF seminars will give you the necessary tools to deliver improvements to your organization.

As the IRF Chairman, I encourage you to make the most of these opportunities and help fulfill IRF’s vision of better roads for a better world.

H.E. Eng. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel
IRF Chairman

From the Director of Qatar TTSC

The Center encourages and promotes continued development in road safety management, as part of the center strategy to develop comprehensive road safety education and training programs in Qatar and the region.
Together with the IRF team, the Center is working in developing the body of knowledge and the set of skills and competencies that are required by road safety professionals in Qatar. This specific program that we have designed with the IRF is truly unique in the region. At a time when Qatar, and many countries in the region, have reaffirmed their attachment to reducing road traffic injuries, I encourage professionals from the region to take advantage of this opportunity to further enhance their safety management skills through exposure to cost-effective practices.

Dr. Khalifa Al-Khalifa
Director, Qatar Transportation & Traffic Safety Center

Details

Start:
December 12, 2016
End:
December 14, 2016
Venue:
Doha
Address:
Doha, Qatar
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Cost:
IRF MEMBERS
US $2,250
NON IRF MEMBERS
US $2,750
QATARI ATTENDEES
Please contact Dr. Wael K. M. Alhajyaseen
email: wyaseen@qu.edu.qa
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