Welcome to the first of your weekly CoR Compliance Email Update for the New Year! This Newsletter 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
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released the latest version of its heat map tool that is designed to assist road transport authorities to better monitor and manage freight movements across Australia.
The ALC has called on maritime union leaders to ‘get real’ and abandon their excessive and unsustainable wage and condition claims which threaten the efficiency of Australia’s supply chains.
A concerned member of public called police early in the afternoon to report a B-Double petrol tanker being driven erratically on the Princes Highway near Bairnsdale
Just before 9 am, four police crews were sent to the scene and traffic was redirected as the southbound lanes were blocked off and Brisbane City Council was called in to clean up the scene.
A 36-year-old Ford Festiva driver died instantly in the crash on New Illawarra Road at Lucas Heights in the early hours of Saturday.
A TRUCK rollover on the Newell Highway at Dubbo has left a driver in hospital.
Footage from the scene at Haberfield shows the Land Rover hurtling through the air, narrowly missing an oncoming car and rolling several times.
Dutton Park police officer in charge Senior Sergeant Greg Bishop said the truck, travelling north, hit the barrier on Annerley Rd, near the intersection of Park Rd West at Dutton Park, just after 8 am Thursday morning.
Weekly CoR implementation tip
Does your organisation have the Fatigue Management Procedure?
The Fatigue Management Procedure sets out the processes and requirements of the Fatigue Risk Management Framework (also known as a Fatigue Risk Management System), key responsibilities, and supporting records, policies and procedures.
The Fatigue Risk Management Framework incorporates the relevant Fatigue Management Strategy that the organisation operates under (i.e. Standard Hours, Basic Fatigue Management or Advanced Fatigue Management). It contains the same set of stages that we just covered for Risk Management, that the organisation will use to identify, assess, eliminate (where practicable) or else minimise and then monitor fatigue-related risks. All details of fatigue-related risks will also be added to the Risk Register.
Does your Fatigue Management Procedure include:
- The purpose and scope of the procedure;
- The stages of the Fatigue Risk Management Framework;
- A detailed explanation of the processes and requirements of each stage of the Fatigue Risk Management Framework;
- Key roles and detailed responsibilities involved in the Fatigue Risk Management Framework;
- Key records and reporting outputs of the Fatigue Risk Management Framework
- Requirements for regular monitoring, review and audit of the Fatigue Risk Management Framework.
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