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
Australia’s transport ministers agree to extend chain of responsibility to heavy vehicle maintenance standards.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are working towards a single set of national laws governing road transport.
The transport safety services manager says road authorities are taking a zero tolerance approach to non-compliance.
A record fine of $363,000 has been imposed on waste management company Transpacific Industries over a fatal collision involving one of its trucks in Perth.
The number of people killed on West Australian roads continues to rise despite a concerted effort from government agencies, the police and media to lower the toll.
Five truckies positive for drugs in SA
Five truck drivers have tested positive for drugs in a police blitz near South Australia’s border with NSW.
Weekly CoR implementation tip
Does your organisation have a Risk Management Procedure?
The Risk Management Procedure sets out the processes and requirements of the Risk Management Framework, key responsibilities, and supporting records, policies and procedures.
Use the checklist below as a guide to develop or validate your Risk Management Procedure
Does your Risk Management Procedure include the following stages:
- Establish the context
- Identify risks
- Assess risks
- Treat risks
- Monitor & review
- Communicate & consult
The Risk Management Framework is a standard set of processes and requirements adopted throughout the organisation. The framework can be used in any function or area of an organisation – from driver fatigue to intellectual property to customer service.
If you have subscribed to our full access subscription, you have access to the full suite of CoR Framework templates consisting of 59 policies, procedures and tools that are ready to implement into your workplace. If you would like to upgrade your subscription, just call us on 1300 362 226.
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