Under Chain of Responsibility (CoR), all parties who have control or influence over the transport task or similar may be deemed responsible for complying with the National Heavy Vehicle Law. All parties must take all reasonable steps to prevent breaches of mass, dimension, loading, speed and fatigue that is within their control or where they have been a party in a process.
Business operators may consider or take steps that may include installing systems, policies and procedures within a business that identify risks that relate to road safety and business operators may consider implementing or establishing controlled measures to prevent breaches from occurring.
Elite Compliance Consulting offers the following TransAssist services:
Chain of Responsibility Management Systems
The creation of such a document is to be tailored to the specific needs of your business, the CoR Management System manual is a comprehensive manual and a suite of supporting documents, forms, registers and these resources are in both hard and soft copy. The process of implementation into your business is a demonstration of compliance with the NHVL and Work, Health & Safety Act. These documents may often be requested from clients as evidence of a companies compliance position and may be required to be demonstrated as a supplier or should these be requested by investigators or auditors requesting evidence of CoR adherence.
Chain of Responsibility Audits
Our Elite Compliance Consulting auditors can come to your business and review your systems, policies, procedures and work practices against a detailed audit tool. This process is aimed at assessing your level of compliance with CoR and WHS legislation for your knowledge.
At the conclusion of any audit you will receive a detailed report, including recommendations for improvement to your business work practices and procedures. Elite Compliance Consulting can then assist you further if needed to achieve the required outcomes.
In effect, having Elite Compliance Consulting (ECC) implement a Chain of Responsibility (COR) Management System into your business you will receive the following from our COR Management System Manual:
– COR Monthly Compliance Checklist
– Training Needs Analysis & Register (COR)
– Training & Medical Record Forms
– Vehicle Resources Register
– Non Conformance Forms and Non Conformance Register
– Vehicle & Configuration Register
– Truck Service Sheet
– Table of Tolerances
– Trailer Service Sheets
– Periodic Vehicle Checklist
– Risk Assessment – Hazard Risk & Opportunity Plan
– Employment Application Form
– Verification of Competency
– Company Induction Checklist
– Medical Forms
– Risk Assessment – Hazard, Risk and Opportunity Register
Alternatively if you already have a Chain of Responsibility Management System implemented into your business/operation and want to use our forms and documentation. You are able to purchase our full suite of COR Management forms. Click here.
Chain of Responsibility Training & Support
Elite Compliance Consulting have developed CoR training programs targeted at all levels as required for business operators to assist in the training and education of management, scheduler, allocators, drivers, loaders, workshop staff and more importantly the Directors of the business.