International Course for Officers from Tanzania

The Institute of Road Traffic Education organised two 3 week courses on “Road Safety Audit, Traffic Calming and Development of Road Safety on the National Road Network Training” and “Training of the Trainers on Emergency Care to Local Community and Support to Accident Victims”. These courses were conducted at IRTE’s College of Traffic Management, Faridabad from 14th April, 2014 to 2nd May, 2014 and 5th May, 2014 to 23rd May, 2014.

Road Safety Audit, Traffic Calming and Development of Road Safety on the National Road Network Training: 14 April – 2 May, 2014

Course Content:

  • Objectives of Crash Investigation
  • Types of Traffic Surveys
  • Road Safety Audits
  • Work Zone Management
  • Road Traffic Violations
  • Traffic Calming Devices
  • Congestion Management
  • Laws and Codes for Automobile Safety
  • Technology in Scientific Recording, Analysis and Reconstruction of Accidents
  • Global Conventions: UN Convention on Road Signs and Signals 1968
  • Planning for Network, Land Use and Road Environment for Safety
  • Crash Scene Management
  • Journey Risk Management
  • Essentials of Retro-Reflective Technology
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Geometric Design Principles
  • Low Cost Traffic Management Techniques
  • Examining safety Needs of Vulnerable Road Users
  • Effective Traffic Enforcement
  • Post-Crash Management & Trauma Care
  • Importance of Managing Mobility in Urban and Rural Environments

Training of the Trainers on Emergency Care to Local Community and Support to Accident Victims: 5 May – 23 May, 2014

Course Content:

  • Pre Hospital care – Breathing, Ventilation and Oxygenation, Circulation, Hemorrhage and Shock
  • In Hospital Emergency Care -Disability and Exposure, Special Consideration, Secondary Survey, Triage
  • Forensics / Medico Legal Aspects
  • First Information Report, Case Diaries & Memos
  • Spinal Injury: responding to a casualty with suspected spinal injury
  • Introduction to Emergency Medical Services and First Responder, Unconscious casualty
  • The Human Body: Vital Signs Assessment and Practical Patient Assessment
  • First Aid – “Cushion of safety”
  • Ambulance operations
  • Mechanism of Injury, Providing First Aid in case of a collision, Handling Emergencies – Post Crash Accident Management, Splinting & Bandaging