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1 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Work Related Road Safety in EU Transport Policy Maria Cristina Marolda European Commission Directorate General Energy.

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1 1 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Work Related Road Safety in EU Transport Policy Maria Cristina Marolda European Commission Directorate General Energy & Transport Road Safety Unit PRAISE Seminar Warsaw, 24th of September 2009

2 2 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 White Paper on Transport (2001) European Road Safety Action Programme ( ) Halving the number of victims by 2010 A shared responsibility An integrated approach The EU road safety policy

3 3 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 The Next European Road Safety Action Plan Putting people at the centre of the action

4 4 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Road Safety at the cross road of policies and social needs Internal Market Taxation Industry, research, innovation Environment Energy Health Employment

5 5 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Fatal accidents at Work CountryTotal Fatal RTTA Fatal RTTA (Excluding RTTA) (including RTTA) Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Great Britain179Not available179 Greece Ireland49Not available49 Italy Luxembourg 527 Netherlands Portugal Spain Sweden EU % of total deaths

6 6 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Work related road accidents High burden for society in terms of human lives and economic loss

7 7 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 Possible measures Corporate responsibility Risk assessment Safety Plan Health and Safety at Work

8 8 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 COMMUNICATION Make the society at large aware Convince companies of effectiveness of investment Reduce accidents = reduce costs Education from early age

9 9 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th 2009 The next EU Road Safety Action Programme | 9 Consultation open to all stakeholders: (September-November 2009) Stakeholders meeting – Brussels 2 December 2009 YOU identify needs and priorities EC translates them into a political action plan

10 10 MCM – Warsaw, September 24 th Thank you for your attention!


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