CoR Compliance Services

CoR Compliance Email Update – 29th May 2015

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

Chain of responsibility to include vehicle maintenance

Australia’s transport ministers agree to extend chain of responsibility to heavy vehicle maintenance standards.

Regulators confirm one rulebook approach

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are working towards a single set of national laws governing road transport.

No tolerance for non-compliance says VicRoads

The transport safety services manager says road authorities are taking a zero tolerance approach to non-compliance.

News updates

Waste company gets record $363,000 fine over fatal Perth truck crash

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.

WA road toll continues to rise

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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We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you with your CoR compliance initiatives.

Kind regards,

Steven Asnicar

CoR Australia