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Chain of Responsibility

Denise Zumpe featured in ATN – Opinion: What CoR Really Means

We are currently in the midst of changing conditions in the way we work, shop, socialise, travel and many other aspects of our lifestyle as we knew it.  In uncanny timing, our latest opinion piece What CoR Really Means in ATN Daily News suggests it’s time to also change the way we look at Chain

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CoR Contractor Management
Chain of Responsibility

CoR Contractor Management MYTHS busted

The MYTH of every party in the chain being responsible and potentially liable for other parties operations is finally coming to light. Paul Simionata, Director of the Southern Region for the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator gave an enlightening presentation on CoR Contractor Management at the Transport Women Australia Ltd breakfast and totally validated our understanding

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Chain of Responsibility

Managing Fatigue at this Busy Time of Year

So many industries shut down for Christmas, but not transport. In fact the lead up to Christmas and working through the holiday season can create a more hazardous work environment for drivers. Extra demands on everyone’s time during December can also result in less sleep and down time, both of which contribute to fatigue, a

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Chain of Responsibility

Fitness For Work Drugs & Alcohol

If one of your drivers was found to be impaired by drugs and/or alcohol and you were asked to show evidence of how you manage driver fitness for work – would your systems stand up? Operating a heavy vehicle requires a range of mental and physical attributes and drivers must be alert and responsive to

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Chain of Responsibility

Denise Zumpe featured in ATN Daily News

Proudly published in today’s ATN Daily News – my article on supplier audits in the transport industry. It’s great to be recognised as an expert in the field and to have the opportunity to share some of my hard earned knowledge with a wide audience! There is a lot of activity at the moment in

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cor-comply driver licencing and competency
Chain of Responsibility

Driver Licencing & Competency

Could one of your drivers be driving on a suspended or disqualified licence? You would think the answer is definitely “No”. But when is the last time you actually checked? Most drivers are law abiding and wouldn’t dream of driving while disqualified. However, we’ve all heard stories of drivers who have lost their licence but

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Chain of Responsibility

Driver Induction – Content & Currency

‘Content & Currency’ are the two words the Victoria Police Heavy Vehicle Unit used when asking about driver induction during a multiple fatality accident investigation. “What’s covered in your content and when did you last do a refresher?” Content A Driver Handbook is a tool to educate drivers on CoR responsibilities, fitness for work, drugs

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Chain of Responsibility

What’s a Chain of Responsibility Policy & why you need one

Have you been asked for a Chain of Responsibility (CoR) Policy?  It is a common request when seeking to confirm that a transport business is compliant with Chain of Responsibility obligations, but what is a CoR Policy and why do you need one? Transport Operators need a Chain of Responsibility Policy because it demonstrates to

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