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Workcover

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WorkCover in the transport industry

WorkCover is currently targeting four key areas of compliance:
  1. Onsite traffic management systems to prevent workers (including drivers) being struck by forklifts, trucks and other mobile plant in loading docks, distribution and freight forwarding centres and other loading and unloading areas.
  2. Injuries from manual loading and unloading trucks, restraining loads, handling gates...
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Chain of Custody

Chain of Custody / Responsibility

If you consign, pack, load or receive goods as part of your business, you could be held legally liable for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) even though you have no direct role in driving or operating a heavy vehicle. In...
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Compliance

Compliance

Under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL), on-road compliance and enforcement covers a broad range of activities including (but not limited to) the:
  • Prescribed work, rest, driver fatigue and work diary requirements
  • Vehicle standards heavy vehicles must meet when on roads
  • Maximum permissible mass and dimensions of heavy vehicles used on roads
  • Loading and restraining of loads on heavy...
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