On 1 October 2018, the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) was amended to provide that every party in the heavy vehicle transport supply chain has a duty to ensure the safety of their transport activities.
Having a Chain of Responsibility Management Plan assists in meeting your responsibilities when operating your transport business.
This Chain of Responsibilities Management plan is suitable for businesses of all sizes and will help manage compliance with speed, fatigue, mass, dimension, loading and vehicle standards requirements through identified best practice, ideal for businesses trying to meet tender and contract requirements,
This plan can be used as a stand-alone document or incorporated into your existing OHS Management System.
A heavy vehicle is defined in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) as a vehicle that has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or aggregate trailer mass (ATM) of more than 4.5 tonnes.