Safety is a collective effort, ensure all parties in your business are contributing
Chain of Responsibility Management is a legal framework that assigns accountability to various parties within an organization’s transportation and logistics supply chain, ensuring safety and compliance with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulations (NHRV).
Our CoR system addresses key aspects of the National Regulations, encompassing management plans, Fitness for Work (FFW) considerations including fatigue, load restraint, speed, loading/unloading, scheduling, and consignment management. Allocated training is readily accessible within your Portal.
The CoR principle recognizes that multiple parties contribute to the safety of a workplace, project, or operation. This includes not only workers on the ground but also managers, directors, contractors, suppliers, and even clients who have an influence on the safety outcomes.
We can help you navigate the legality of responsibility as australia has many laws and regulations that define the Chain of Responsibility. These laws place legal obligations on each party within the chain to take reasonable steps to prevent harm. Failure to comply can result in penalties, fines, and even criminal charges.
Primary Duty Holders
The concept of a “primary duty holder” is central to CoR. This refers to the individual or entity with the most control or influence over the relevant activities. They have a legal obligation to ensure health and safety by identifying and minimizing risks, providing necessary resources, and implementing safety measures.