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In the safety and quality control of GoC army headquarters, the body responsible for investigating accidents and accidents in the IDF, satisfaction data encourage indicating the success of the army in the fight against accidents.

תאריך: 30/10/2013, 17:32    
מחבר: יעל ליבנת ומיכל גלברד, אתר צה”ל

Within a week the IDF road safety – buck? (Safety Department and quality control) of GoC army headquarters show summary data for two years, which is
Decline of 27% in the main events in 2013.

In an interview given to IDF website saying Beck head, Colonel Zvi discusses that identifying class “a decrease in the amount of traffic accidents from year to year, due to increasing awareness among commanders, who move on to face the important message of road safety.

According to Colonel Dan, amount of traffic accidents is in decline in recent years, when the data speak for themselves. The median of 2013 about reduction of 18% in the number of casualties across the median, and compared for 2011-a decrease of 28%.
In terms of casualties figures, last year injured 19 soldiers, against 37
In 2012.

“The significant decrease is the consequence of higher awareness among commanders, of education, of the Department’s assistance and safety”, said Colonel Dan.
Another statistic indicating the decline covers about atapachviot: in 2011 we have decided to fight it and we arranged to go down every year, 25% in the number of annual atapachviot. As of 2013 atapachviot number stands at 52, while in 2012 was 89 and in 2011 on the tapachviot 112.

Meanwhile, this year decided on safety and quality control to use creative ways to raise awareness, within the safety events. “As part of preparations preparations honey in the event a few months ago, many theories we alone”, said Colonel Dan, we conduct outreach and training activities throughout the year, the main focus is on the current week.

Colonel also noted that various units have expressed desire to participate in performances and lectures by bereaved parents, and many commanders in the IDF initiated original ideas to get your message across. In addition, printed thousands of posters on the subject and recorded radio advertisements.

New measures in the fight against accidents

Currently there are a full range of measures that contribute to a reduction in the number of events.
For the first time, the safety instructions of Beck’s media ongsho, in collaboration with the information security Department and now each control can access instructions via an app on his personal cell phone. App exists today in the initial version and is expected to open in the latest version in two weeks, and includes a search engine that takes the flag in investigations of accidents subject buck?

In addition, it was decided to expand the project ה”סינמה drive”, which began a year ago. “This is a unique and innovative program, tailored to younger ages, operating method unique equipment”, said רמ”ד transport safety, major abcdefahoy. The project includes vocal training in a dark room, that simulates an event accident due to alcohol.

“The soldiers watch the film crash, and then teach twice as a professional how to behave in dangerous driving situations and how to avoid them”, said Maj. Gabbay, after
Then the soldiers met three interrogators trying decrypt another accident, and eventually will be the most difficult part of Scopus hit the room darkened and witnesses driving competition among teenagers, while listening to the soundtrack. At the end of the event will personally Scout sign
Engaging, interactive process of giving answers to questions concerning the topic.

Further measures erected to its reduction in accidents he should (co-driver). This is a device which is installed in cars, disrupting hemshech. At the beginning of
All drive delivers the card driver and a way he can see all data
His driving, speed, driving, and every week he gets his driving on the driver.

The same data can ordered the driver to get his mobile phone, thus
To follow his leader “We had to research and found that, since its establishment, saved 18% on the amount of fuel”, said head of Beck, adding that nowadays all GoC army vehicles equipped with array, and Deputy Chief of staff recently held that now will go back to the use of all IDF vehicles mshimtis.

Back side, there is today in ה”גלילית system” came into use about two years ago, and knowledge management and reporting system that provides a weekly report for the unit
Security events entered. By being able to compare the commanders
The different regiments and units and make the necessary lessons.

Winter is coming

Since winter, the buck? increase preparations for accidents in the dangerous season. “The winter season starts on Friday and ends in March. All IDF units began preparations for winter, and we
We at buck? command when any control is obliged to conduct a special conference this season, “explained Colonel Dan.

As mentioned above, along with accidents, topic dealing with the safety and quality control
Constantly subject training accidents and accident prevention training activities.
Head Beck noted that this year a decrease in the number of accidents and the casualties.

“In recent years, increases the amount of training and make them very complex, night and day, ammunition and complete incompetence. Thankfully, commanders know
How to prepare for training properly and know well the perils involved in training, and
Therefore prepare their troops accordingly, “said Colonel Dan” our concept is to reach zero accidents, and we see that we can handle it for the appropriate preparation practice and learning from past events, controls and learning almost hit “events.

Awards for excellence in road safety

Meanwhile, prize awarding ceremony, Commander of GoC army headquarters in the field of road safety, the road safety and national road safety week the IDF in recognition awards were given to outstanding units, drivers and outstanding vehicle officers and personal recognition award for animals, soldiers and civilians, outgoing activity
In the field.

The Commander of GoC army headquarters, Maj. Gen. Guy Tzur, which gives the award, the outstanding highlights
Importance in the national struggle against multiple traffic accidents in our country, and the responsibility of commanders and their most significant to promoting the subject throughout the year and this week.
“We are important partners in the campaign against traffic accidents. The number of victims in this ongoing campaign reflects a hard reality that country roads most deadly Israel wars together. This is an intolerable reality I accept her, “he said, adding that” we have to set a marker on right road safety. The commanders, the officers and drivers has the responsibility to work on implementing careful driving culture among units and introduce security messages to each driver’s awareness and leadership.

Each year the students units a week road safety in the IDF, during which IDF soldiers of units passing remarks, lectures and tutorials. Drivers choosing commands outstanding arms and wings, and officers of categories
And the whole arm or wing units command select the candidates on his behalf. The selection process
Students from units already in July, and tests and visits.

The units are divided into houses, which the composition has changed from last year to create a fair balance
Between the number of contestants in the House. This is the first year that faced officials from the air force and the Navy, as in road safety Commander GoC army headquarters in charge of the entire army. At operational headquarters and headquarters zroiyut/agpity won the Intel 8200. Operational units at land won 53 in Armor Battalion, and 2nd Battalion of the Golani Brigade won 51. Between combat support battalion was awarded command of contact פקמ”ז, or armored battalion training units picked up 195. The House leadership won the b company transportation
Of אט”ל.

Translated from Hebrew

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