All resources tagged with 'cycle safety'

RoSPA publishes ‘Road Safety and Public Health’ report

RoSPA has published a report looking at the current level of integration of road safety with other public health activities. The report highlights examples of good practice, provides guidance to road safety officers and public health practitioners and catalogues ideas and concepts that could be used by different local authorities to help achieve their objectives.

Recommendations

The report makes four recommendations:

 

March road safety seminar, developing a resource library and Child Safety Week 2014 | February 2014 Making the Link e-bulletin

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust |

Road safety seminar - what matters and what works

A young girl wearing a seat beat in a car

Reducing the inequalities in child deaths and injuries on the roads

  • 11 March 2014, 10:00am-3:45pm
  • Ort House Conference Centre, London NW1 7NE
  • Delegate fee: £48

Child Safety Week 2014

Save the date, our flagship campaign, Child Safety Week is back for another year, running from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 June with the theme Safety Heroes battle Morning Mayhem.

Road safety, scalds and a call for child deaths database | November 2013 Making the Link e-bulletin

This email is from: Child Accident Prevention Trust |

Rob Benington

Rob Benington – Injury Prevention Manager, NHS Bristol

Rob is the Injury Prevention Manager for NHS Bristol, and he is also the co-ordinator for Avonsafe – a safety partnership which has been running for 15 years.

Avonsafe is a partnership that encourages organisations to work together to help reduce accidental injury. It covers the old Avon area, with local groups co-ordinated by local injury prevention specialists.

Rob’s role, funded by the primary care trusts, is to:

Road Safety Week 2011 announced

Brake – the road safety charity - have announced the launch of Road Safety Week to take place on 21-27 November 2011.

Help us with our road safety survey

Some of the best road safety responses come about when communities recognise the important role they can play. We’re asking road safety professionals to complete a short online survey about their experiences in engaging community-based organisations to help tackle road safety.

NCB research on unintentional injuries

The National Children's Bureau (NCB) Research Centre is finalising a rapid research review on unintentional injuries in childhood.

NHS Bristol says cyclists are skating on thin ice

A study conducted by NHS Bristol shows slipping on ice is the main cause of non-collision cycle accidents.

As winter draws in more individuals will be admitted to hospital after slipping on icy roads or pavements. Although most people think of car crashes or pedestrian falls in relation to icy surfaces, a survey commissioned by NHS Bristol shows that slipping on a bike is also very common.