CoR Compliance Email Update – 10th June 2016
Welcome to your weekly CoR Compliance Email Update! This update will help you to keep up to date with the Chain of Responsibility laws that govern the transport and logistics industry.
Industry and legislation updates
SA trucks found with serious defects
Police checked more than 4000 trucks and other heavy vehicles during Operation AUSTRANS, identifying 559 with defects and 158 with major issues.
Worksafe WA warns Precast Concrete Transporters
WorkSafe WA has warned those involved in the transportation and delivery of precast concrete wall panels to ensure that strict safe work procedures are in place.
Baiada Chicken factory raids reinforce systemic problems in transport industry
Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen is urgently calling on the Federal Government to find a solution to the crisis in the trucking industry before another fatality occurs on Australian roads.
Truck driver performs illegal U-turn in peak hour traffic on Sydney motorway
A truck driver has been filmed performing an illegal U-turn on one of Sydney’s busiest motorways during peak hour.
Monash Freeway shut down after truck fire
Commuters from the city’s south face a miserable run into the city with the Monash Freeway closed inbound at Springvale Road, and trains stalled on the Cranbourne/Pakenham line.
Out-of-control truck ploughs through trees crashes into car
Two drivers have survived a truck crash after a B-Double lost control and rolled, crushing a car.
Baiada factories raided after truck driver accused of fatal Sydney hit-and-run
Police have issued dozens of defect notices after conducting simultaneous raids on a number of Baiada chicken processing factories across New South Wales after one of the company’s truck drivers was charged over a fatal hit-and-run in Sydney.
Fatal crash after truck jackknifes on Warrego Highway, North Ipswich
The 57-year-old couple in the minivan, a husband and wife pair from Jimboomba, were heading for a weekend getaway when a fuel tanker lost control and crossed the median strip into their path.
Weekly CoR implementation tip
Does your organisation have the Subcontractor CoR Consultation Agenda?
The purpose of the Subcontractor CoR Consultation Agenda is to record discussion points and actions agreed between the company and their subcontractors during consultation meetings to ensure important information, issues and concerns are shared.
The key components of the Subcontractor CoR Consultation Agenda include the:
- Subcontractor details and which company members are in attendance
- Discussion items and actions from previous meetings
- New meeting items and actions to be discussed
- New actions to be completed
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