Road Safety Assessments (1 Day Hybrid Online Class)
October 19, 2021
Participants in this class will learn how to improve transportation safety by applying a proactive approach to reduce collisions. These techniques provide an examination of a roadway by an independent, qualified audit team. The RSA is a way for an agency to improve roadway safety, reduce injuries and fatalities, and to communicate to the public how they are working toward these goals. This course includes topics such as: RSA definition and history, how to conduct a RSA, and identifying the common safety issues found with RSA’s. Participants will leave the workshop with a working knowledge on how to perform a road safety audit.
Who Should Attend: This class was developed to provide road safety audit training to managers and workers alike. Engineers, road supervisors, crew leaders, equipment operators, laborers, transportation professionals, first responders, and local agency officials will learn how to perform a road safety audit. Attendees will gain knowledge of a process on how to take a proactive approach to roadway safety, reducing injuries and fatalities on their roads.
Module 1: Introduction and Basic Concepts of Roadway Safety
Module 2: Steps to Performing a Road Safety Audit
Module 3: Understanding Risk and Safety
Module 4: Examples of Safety Issues and Countermeasures