Chain of Responsibility and Load Restraint
Changes to National Heavy Vehicle Law are here…
Are you ready?
On 1 October 2018, the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) was amended to require every party in the heavy vehicle transport supply chain to have a duty to ensure the safety of their transport activities.
New Primary Duty Penalties up to $500k, 5 yrs. imprisonment for individual and $3mil. corporation
Timing: 2.5 hour workshop
Who should attend:
- Anyone involved in the heavy vehicle supply chain
- Transport and logistics managers
- Heavy vehicle drivers and operators
- Logistics staff involved in load preparation, loading and unloading of heavy vehicles
- Transfer station/depot/warehouse receiving staff
- Transport contractors
- COR Background: National Heavy Vehicle Law changes, Primary Duty
- What is Chain of Responsibility? any party in the chain with influence over the transport activity is responsible for safety on the road.
- Scope of COR: responsible parties, national regulation compliance
- COR Policy: Proactive risk management
- Corporate Liability: up to $3mil, individual to $300k
- Examples of Breaches
- Load restraint: Legislative requirements, vehicle and restraint capacity
- Questions and scenarios