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NFSHW 2021: Rural Road Safety: A Shared Responsibility
September 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Last updated on September 22nd, 2021 at 07:40 am
Summary: Rural roads play an important role in moving people and goods in the U.S., but all too often, crashes occur, and fatalities happen. These fatalities are not just statistics, but are our loved ones and community members, so how do we proactively work to reach zero? In this webinar, we will examine the concept that rural road safety is a shared responsibility, discuss safety culture, and delve into some strategies that can be used to improve safety for all rural road users. You will leave this webinar with actions you as an individual can take to make a difference.
Intended Audience: The attendees for National Farm Safety and Health Week including farmers, rural nurse practitioners, and rural clinicians.
Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to….
1. Identify the importance of vision zero for rural areas
2. Recognize effective strategies being used in rural areas
3. Describe how you as an individual can support safety initiatives
Presenter: Jaime Sullivan, B.S. Civil Engineering and M.S Civil Engineering, National Center for Rural Road Safety (Rural Safety Center) Director