Low Cost Safety Improvements (LCSI) is a 3.5-hour class condensed from Road Safety 365. It is designed to provide Tribal agencies with practical and effective ways to implement low cost safety solutions into their day-to-day activities, reducing collisions, injuries, and fatalities. If you’ve ever wondered if your work makes a difference, this class will show you how important roadway work truly is. Topics discussed include: The need for making roads safer, Road safety myths vs. realities, How to “read the road” and improve safety in your community, and Practical and proven low cost countermeasures for safety. Attendees will leave the workshop with a renewed spirit and the ability to make an impact for their community.
After completing LCSI, participants should be able to: 1. Explain the need for making roads safer. 2. Separate safety myths from reality. 3. Demonstrate how to “read the road,” and identify roadway safety issues. 4. Describe practical and low-cost countermeasures to improve safety, both on existing roads and during roadway construction projects. 5. List existing resources to address potential safety issues and concerns as they arise.
Module 1: Introduction to Low Cost Safety
Module 2: The Need for Road Safety with a Focus on Tribal Crash Data
Module 3: Road Safety- Myth vs. Reality
Module 4: Reading the Road- How You Can Help Improve Safety in Your Community
Module 5: Making Roads Safer – Low Cost Countermeasures and Case Studies
Module 6: Course Wrap Up
Who should take this class:
This class was developed to provide safety training to managers and workers alike.
Tribal engineers, road supervisors, council members, crew leaders, equipment operators, and laborers will learn how to reduce the potential dangers for the public on the road. Attendees will gain the knowledge of how to incorporate a safety focus into daily activities, and how important their work is to reducing injuries and fatalities