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 changing conditions at any time. As a driver, being ‘fit-for-work’ encompasses a range of factors that can cause impairment such as drugs and/or alcohol, quality sleep, mental and physical health, alertness and concentration, medical conditions and lifestyle issues.

  • Transport Operators have a responsibility to have systems in place to manage driver fitness for work.

  • Drivers have a responsibility to be fit for work, including maintaining 0.00% blood alcohol content and be free from impairment by drugs, in accordance with State Road Laws.

Manage Driver Fitness-for-Work and Alcohol & Other Drugs with the CoR Comply Heavy Vehicle Driver Package.​

What you’ll get to set up your Fitness-For-Work and Alcohol & Other Drugs compliance system :

  • Driver CoR & Safety Handbook with information for drivers about fitness for work responsibilities and expectations and alcohol and other drugs testing.
  • Fitness-for-Work Procedure which gives you a daily fitness-for-work declaration, how to identify fitness-for-work issues and what to do when you do.
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs Procedure which sets the framework for random, causal and critical incident testing with a zero tolerance approach.
  • Induction Checklist & Assessment which clearly states your position on Fitness for Work and Alcohol and Other Drugs in the workplace. 

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