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Webinar: Adapting UK’s Construction Logistics and Community Safety Initiative to Australia
Over the next decade Australia will undergo an unprecedented approx. $80 billion major city infrastructure build. The logistics activities associated with these major projects will generate a significant increase in the number of heavy vehicles transporting construction materials through metropolitan areas.

Australia’s two major rail infrastructure projects, Melbourne & Sydney Metros, both foresaw the potential risk that their projects posed to vulnerable road users (VRUs) due to the increase in truck movements through urban areas within which their building. To reduce the risk to VRUs and potential impacts to the community & productivity, the projects looked internationally & adapted what is recognised as best practice, Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS).

CLOCS is an industry-led programme, sponsored by Transport for London (TfL), with the aim of fundamentally changing the way the construction industry manages road safety. It was developed following a number of recommendations from an independent report by TRL highlighting the overrepresentation of the construction heavy vehicles involved in fatal collisions with cyclists during London’s construction boom & has since become its own standalone standard across the UK. CLOCS has saved lives, improved efficiency & provided consistency & certainty for the construction & transport sector.

The NRSPP recognised the opportunity of broader adaption of a CLOCS approach in Australia & signed an MoU with TfL to develop a local version which would be known as CLOCS-Australia (CLOCS-A).

This webinar will explore:
o The opportunity & risk of major infrastructure projects
o TfL CLOCS development, by Peter Binham, TfL
o How Sydney Metro adapted CLOCS into its safety standards & contracts by Jon Lamonte, CEO, Sydney Metro
o What safety standards in project contracts represent to Hanson, by Scott Tipping, GM Logistics
o VRU risk in Australia by Dr Marilyn Johnson, Amy Gillett Foundation
o Work to date & next.

Dec 3, 2020 02:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Peter Binham and Jon Lamonte
Managing Consultant and Chief Executive Officer @Transport for London and Sydney Metro
Peter is a Managing Consultant for Transport for London (TfL). He has over 15 years’ experience in delivering a wide range of freight and construction logistics policies, programs, & projects. These include leading the international award winning; Construction Logistics Programme, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) & CLOCS. Prior to joining TfL, Peter worked as a Logistics Consultant for Aecom, Arup as well as a Policy Manager for the Freight Transport Ass. Jon is CEO of the $50bn Sydney Metro program, the largest public transport program in Australia & one of the top projects in the world. Brought the North West Metro into service, & now delivering the City and South West Metro, Metro West, & Metro Western Sydney Airport. Previously Chief Executive for Transport for Greater Manchester, integrating all forms of transport for the people of Greater Manchester. Delivering £2.5Bn capital programme, rapidly increasing Metrolink patronage, bringing change through devolution.
Scott Tipping and Dr Marilyn Johnson
General Manager of Logistics; and Senior Researcher @Hanson Australia; and Monash University Institute of Transport Studies and Amy Gillett Foundation
Scott Tipping is a GM at Hanson Australia, a national construction & building material supplier. He has held various positions through his career in operations, sales and supply chain. Scott is passionate about he role of technology in improving road safety outcomes & has worked to better safety & productivity outcomes in the Hanson fleet by the adoption of sensible technology. Marilyn is one of Australia's leading cycling safety research experts. She is a Senior Researcher at the Monash University ITS where she leads the Active Transport & Micro-Mobility group. She is also the Research & Policy Manager at the AGF & was a major contributor the national campaign, a metre matters that changed the road rules to improve safety when drivers & cyclists share the roads in Australia. Marilyn co-developed Sharing Roads Safely, the vulnerable road user awareness training course with the Vic Govt & heavy vehicle sector. Sharing Road Safely is based on the UK course delivered as part of CLOCS.