TruckSafe Accreditation

SeaRoad Logistics is proud of its TruckSafe accreditation and has been commended by the Australian Trucking Association.

TruckSafe is a business and risk management system, which is aimed at improving the safety and professionalism of trucking operators nation wide. TruckSafe is an industry initiative, which delivers competitive advantages to accredited operators.

TruckSafe enables us to verify to customers that we are reducing their risks through safe work practices, safe and well maintained trucks, healthy drivers and sound management systems thereby meeting our duty of care and Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities.

For customers, TruckSafe provides confidence that contractors have responsible work practices, well maintained vehicles, healthy and trained drivers and management systems to meet their transport needs. This also helps customers to meet their due diligence requirements.


Trucksafe encompasses:

  • Management - Aimed at ensuring that a trucking operator has a documented business system which covers each of the standards
  • Maintenance - Aimed at ensuring vehicles and trailers are kept in a safe and roadworthy condition. This standard covers the requirements for daily checks, fault reporting and recording, fault repair, scheduled maintenance, maintenance records and documentation, maintenance responsibilities, internal review, and maintenance training and education. TruckSafe maintenance also complies with NHVAS maintenance standards
  • Workplace and Driver Health - Aimed at ensuring that drivers are fit and healthy and Occupational Health and Safety requirements are met. This standard covers requirements for Workplace Health and Safety, Driver Health Screening (including medicals), the role of the medical practitioner, rehabilitation and fatigue management.
  • Training - Aimed at ensuring that drivers are licensed, authorised and trained for the tasks, which they are undertaking. These are the minimum standards a trucking business should meet for it to be a safe, responsible operation. For operators, accreditation shows that they are meeting their due diligence and duty of care.

TruckSafe Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Australian Trucking Association.

 

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