Road and Travel Safety in BP FIA Foundation – International Tourism and Road Safety Paris, 24 September 2008 Ken Shaw Ex. Director Road Safety, BP Shaw Safety Associates Shaw.email@example.com
BP Group - Travel • Operate in over 100 countries • Over 96,000 employees, plus contractor staff • 276,000 travel transactions in 2007 • Travelled in 176 countries 3% 2% • 21% of travel to higher-road risk regions • Drive over 1.5 billion Kilometres a year
Traveller Guidance and “Rules”“No accidents, No harm to people, No damage to the environment” • Travel Safety • Bookings via dedicated agency • Safety guidance • Health guidance • Security • Country risk levels • Guidance • Driving Safety • Group Driving Safety Standard • Higher-risk countries
BP Group Standard – Driving Safety • The vehicle is fit for purpose and shall be maintained in safe working order, with seatbelts installed and functional. • The number of passengers shall not exceed manufacturer’s specification for the vehicle. • Loads shall be secure and shall not exceed manufacturer’s specification and legal limits for the vehicle. • Drivers shall be appropriately assessed, licensed, trained and medically fit to operate the vehicle. • Drivers shall be appropriately rested and alert. • Drivers shall not use a mobile phone or other two-way communication device while operating the vehicle. • In specific higher-risk countries risks of the journey shall be assessed and journey risk management policy & plans in place. • Seatbelts shall be worn by all occupants at all times whenever a vehicle is in motion. • Drivers shall not be under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other substance or medication that could impair their ability to drive. • Safety helmets shall be worn by rider and passengers of motorcycles, quads, snowmobiles & similar types of vehicles.
Journey Risk Management - Higher-risk Countries • JRM Policy • Includes visitor land transport • Staff driving policy • Driving rules • Route Hazard and Risk management • Set routes • Route mapping • Night driving
KM Journey Risk Management – Route Planning SEKINCHAN • Route selection • Hazard and Risk mapping • Driver advise and guidance • Updated with driver inputs TO TG KARANG Indicator SELANGOR Dangerous Stretch Town Distance from NPI TO I Section KM 27 KM 13 KM Dangerous Stretch (13 KM from NPI depot) START NPI Depot
35 600 M Journey Risk Management – Route Planning Pictures of accident prone site To KL 800 M From NPI depot (along Shapadu highway) Mosque Asia Wire Steel 400 M Lorry workshop • Risk: • Road condition narrow and currently under construction at road shoulders. • Normally busy / congested especially at peak hours. • Haphazard movements of vehicles coming in and out of factories roads. • Bahaya: • Keadaan jalan sempit dan tepi jalan dalam proses pembinaan. • Jalan sesak dengan kenderaan terutamanya pada waktu siang. • Motosikal dan kenderaan lain keluar masuk dari simpang kilang. Shoe factory Flyover under construction • Remember: • Reduce vehicle speed • Be alert of potential dangers • Ingat: • Kurangkan laju • Tumpukan perhatian terhadap sebarang bahaya
On BP’s mind • Safety of public transport • Seatbelts in taxis (or not) • Driver behaviours; mobile phones, speed etc. • Condition and integrity of vehicles • Advise on road environment • Road user culture and behaviours (attitude of drivers to other road users) • Tips and guidance to stay safe • Including pedestrian safety • Emergency services • Availability of efficient medical response