Report of the National Safety Council for the year ended 31st December 1997.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575232
Title:
Report of the National Safety Council for the year ended 31st December 1997.
Authors:
National Safety Council .
Citation:
National Safety Council. 1997. Report of the National Safety Council for the year ended 31st December 1997. Dublin: National Safety Council.
Publisher:
National Safety Council
Issue Date:
31-Dec-1997
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575232
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
1997 was an especially important year for the National Safety Council as It marked the reorganisation of execullve functions to strengthen the Council's effectiveness In the areas of communications. partnership and regional activities These changes will come into effect In the course of 1998 and I am confident they will enable The Council deal more efficiently with its statutory responsibilities of promoting safety across the three functions of Road. Water and Fire With the number of people killed on the roads Increasing to 472 and the number injured exceeding 13,000. 1997 was a year which no one can look back on with anything other than a sense of shame The tremendous cost in tragedy and suffering. much of It avoidable, which Iies behind these figures brings both the gravIty and the magnitude of the Council's task in sharp focus the irresponsible attitude to drink driving; the callous disregard for speed lImits: the unwilIingness to wear seatbelts; the proliferation of motor cycIsts whose skIlls are no match for their powerful machines and the lack of awareness among pedestrians of theIr vulnerability on the road
Keywords:
ROAD SAFETY; TRAFFIC ACCIDENT; ROAD SAFETY EDUCATION; FIRE SAFETY

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorNational Safety Council .en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-19T11:59:15Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-19T11:59:15Zen
dc.date.issued1997-12-31-
dc.identifier.citationNational Safety Council. 1997. Report of the National Safety Council for the year ended 31st December 1997. Dublin: National Safety Council.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/575232en
dc.description1997 was an especially important year for the National Safety Council as It marked the reorganisation of execullve functions to strengthen the Council's effectiveness In the areas of communications. partnership and regional activities These changes will come into effect In the course of 1998 and I am confident they will enable The Council deal more efficiently with its statutory responsibilities of promoting safety across the three functions of Road. Water and Fire With the number of people killed on the roads Increasing to 472 and the number injured exceeding 13,000. 1997 was a year which no one can look back on with anything other than a sense of shame The tremendous cost in tragedy and suffering. much of It avoidable, which Iies behind these figures brings both the gravIty and the magnitude of the Council's task in sharp focus the irresponsible attitude to drink driving; the callous disregard for speed lImits: the unwilIingness to wear seatbelts; the proliferation of motor cycIsts whose skIlls are no match for their powerful machines and the lack of awareness among pedestrians of theIr vulnerability on the roaden_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNational Safety Councilen_GB
dc.subjectROAD SAFETYen_GB
dc.subjectTRAFFIC ACCIDENTen_GB
dc.subjectROAD SAFETY EDUCATIONen_GB
dc.subjectFIRE SAFETYen_GB
dc.titleReport of the National Safety Council for the year ended 31st December 1997.en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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