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Occupational road safety case study : Roche Australia cuts risks, collisions and costs

White, Jann & Murray, Will (2007) Occupational road safety case study : Roche Australia cuts risks, collisions and costs. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 18(3), pp. 28-29.

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Abstract

Roche Products Pty Limited of Australia (Roche) is a pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor, part of the wider global Roche Company based in Switzerland. Employee safety on the road is of great importance to the company all over the world. In Australia, we are dedicated to creating a safe driving culture for our 650 staff. Our aim is to promote heightened awareness and responsible driving behaviours for all employees, to prevent vehicle collisions, reduce personal injury and minimise property loss claims. This case study describes four key initiatives Roche has undertaken with support from its insurer Zurich Australia and Interactive Driving Systems. 1. Implemented Virtual Risk Manager (VRM) for all existing staff and new employees. 2. Policy development. 3. Communications program. 4. VRM enhancements.

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ID Code: 10795
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: risk management, fleet safety
ISSN: 1832 9497
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Interactive Driving Systems/ Roche
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 09:44

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