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PostSubject: Wear your Helmet!   26.11.10 7:39

Helmets: a road safety manual for decision- makers and practitioners.

Information you will find on the PDF file:

1. Why are helmets needed?
1 .1 Many people around the world die in motorcycle collisions
1 .1 .1 Head injuries are a leading cause of death and disability
1 .2 A helmet protects your head
1 .2 .1 The mechanism of head injuries
1 .2 .2 How a helmet works
1 .2 .3 Motorcycle helmet design
1 .3 Helmet use is effective at reducing head injuries
1 .4 Helmet programmes are effective at getting helmets on heads

2. How to assess the situation in your country
2 .1 Why do you need to assess the situation?
2 .1 .1 The quality of the data
2 .2 How widespread is the problem of non-use of helmets?
2 .2 .1 How big is the motorcycle injury problem?
2 .2 .2 What is the helmet-wearing rate in the area being considered?
2 .2 .3 Why don’t people wear helmets?
2 .3 How to assess what is already in place
2 .3 .1 Who is in charge of road safety, and what funds are there for it?
2 .3 .2 Who are the stakeholders?
2 .3 .3 Is there a helmet use law in place?
2 .3 .4 Is there a helmet standard in place?
2 .3 .5 Have any helmet programmes been attempted so far?
2 .3 .6 Using the situational assessment to prioritise actions

3. How to design and implement a helmet programme
3 .1 Establishing a working group
3 .1 .1 Who to involve?
3 .1 .2 Assigning roles to working group members
3 .2 How to prepare a plan of action
3 .2 .1 Setting the programme’s objectives
3 .2 .2 Setting targets
3 .2 .3 Setting performance indicators
3 .2 .4 Deciding on activities
3 .2 .5 Setting a timeframe
3 .2 .6 Estimating resource needs
3 .2 .7 Setting up a monitoring mechanism
3 .2 .8 Ensuring sustainability of the programme
3 .3 How to develop and implement a helmet law
3 .3 .1 Developing the law
3 .3 .2 Introducing and implementing legislation
3 .3 .3 Developing a timeframe for implementation of a law
3 .4 How to design and implement a helmet standard
3 .4 .1 Adopting a standard
3 .4 .2 Key considerations when setting standards
3 .4 .3 General specifications for helmets
3 .5 How to improve compliance with the law
3 .5 .1 Voluntary measures to increase helmet use

3 .5 .2 Compulsory measures to increase helmet use
3 .6 How to involve the public
3 .6 .1 Selecting an agency for the campaign
3 .6 .2 Objectives of the campaign
3 .6 .3 Changing knowledge and attitudes on helmet use
3 .6 .4 Working with the media
3 .6 .5 Creating campaign messages
3 .6 .6 Setting a campaign schedule
3 .6 .7 Carrying out and evaluating the campaign
3 .7 Educating young people
3 .8 Ensuring an appropriate medical response

4. How to evaluate the programme
4 .1 Planning the evaluation
4 .1 .1 Aims of evaluation
4 .1 .2 Types of evaluation
4 .2 Choosing the evaluation methods
4 .2 .1 Study types for formative and process evaluations
4 .2 .2 Study types for impact and outcome evaluations
4 .2 .3 Choosing the performance indicators
4 .2 .4 Conducting an economic evaluation of a programme
4 .2 .5 Determining sample size
4 .3 Dissemination and feedback

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