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Creating a Culture of Safety Webinar
Tuesday, December 05, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinar


Millions of workers drive or ride in a vehicle as part of their jobs, and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the United States. All workers are at risk of crashes, whether they drive light or heavy vehicles, or whether driving is a main or incidental job duty. Motor vehicle crashes are the 1st or 2nd leading cause of death in every major industry group. In 2020, 1,038 U.S. workers driving or riding in a motor vehicle on a public road died in a work-related crash (22% of all work-related deaths). With driving being fundamentally one of the most dangerous tasks we do, building a culture of safety is non-negotiable. With the number of faculty and staff using campus vehicles to conduct business, fleet service management must include not only safety of the vehicle, but safety of the driver, passengers and pedestrians. This session will explore why building an effective transportation safety program is important, including risk and liability. Recent driving trends will also be discussed.

Katie Mueller, Senior Program Manager – Roadway/Mobility, National Safety Council
Katie has specialized in developing and implementing evidence-based countermeasure programs to bolster transportation safety for more than 20 years.
She is the senior program manager for the Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Program after first joining the National Safety Council in 2021. She worked initially in the Impairment Practice Area as the subject matter expert for cannabis. She still serves on The Coalition for Cannabinoid Science and Safety as well as the National Safety Council Alcohol and Drug Division.

Prior to NSC, Katie worked as the assistant director in the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, a division of the Department of Public Safety. She has served as a member of the Governors Highway Safety Association strategic communications committee, as the Chair of the Oklahoma Occupant Protection Assessment Committee and as a delegate for the NHTSA Region 6 committee on best practice in impaired driving adjudication.

Katie also spent time as the state director for Safe Kids Oklahoma and in pediatric injury prevention and education at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. She has a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications and lives and works near Oklahoma City.

 This session is approved for one hour CE from TDI and SHRM.

Webinars are free for Texas PRIMA members.  Must be a current member of Texas PRIMA to register.    

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