CHAIN OF RESPONSIBILITY The role and responsibilities of

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CHAIN OF RESPONSIBILITY The role and responsibilities of sales loader drivers, weighbridge operators and

CHAIN OF RESPONSIBILITY The role and responsibilities of sales loader drivers, weighbridge operators and batchers Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R Each company, their employees, managers and directors are obligated under Chain of

Co. R Each company, their employees, managers and directors are obligated under Chain of Responsibility legislation to take reasonable steps to prevent breaches of the regulations. The Co. R regulations extend the scope of liability to those parties who know or ought to know that their actions or inactions may, cause, encourage or contribute to any breach and therefore bear a level of responsibility for any such breach. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R legislation deals with 4 main areas of road transport – • fatigue

Co. R legislation deals with 4 main areas of road transport – • fatigue • mass, dimension and load restraint • speeding • dangerous goods Sales Loader Drivers, Weighbridge Operators and batchers have roles and responsibilities in 3 of those areas – • Fatigue • Mass and load restraint • Speeding Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - Fatigue Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket

Co. R - Fatigue Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket if the driver appears fatigued. Signs or indicators of fatigue include the driver being irritable, inattentive, or yawning. Contact your direct supervisor or manager and advise him of the situation. If such a driver can produce a valid fatigue management plan loading may be undertaken after consultation with your direct supervisor or manager. This could apply to a pre load situation where the driver is loading then parking the truck so that he can take a stationary rest break or extended rest break before completing delivery. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - Fatigue Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket

Co. R - Fatigue Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket if you believe that a driver should be able to produce a record of work and rest hours such as the National Work Diary. A driver must record his work and rest hours if he – • Is more than a 100 kilometre radius from his base • Has travelled or expects to travel more than 500 kilometres on the current delivery • Note some sectors operate under an exemption – if a driver claims he operates under such exemption he must be able to produce that exemption. Contact your direct supervisor or manager and advise the situation. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – drivers hours Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – drivers hours Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – driver hours definitions • Refer to the operator’s own plan if

Co. R – driver hours definitions • Refer to the operator’s own plan if they are accredited under “Advanced Fatigue Management – AFM” • Definitions • Work – time spent driving a regulated heavy vehicle and includes loading or unloading, inspecting or repairing the vehicle, Inspecting or attending to the load, Cleaning or refuelling, helping with or supervising any of the above, recording information or completing paperwork relating to vehicle operation, time spent training or supervising another driver, whilst in the vehicle. • Rest Break – any continuous period of at least 15 minutes that does not involve work. Rest breaks can be taken at suitable locations on the job site, the driver’s base or at the side of the road, in the driver’s seat with the engine running for the driver’s comfort or where this is necessary to rotate the barrel, when queuing to load or unload • Regulated Heavy Vehicle – a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) over 12 tonnes. • Stationary Rest - rest time that the driver spends out of a heavy vehicle or in an approved sleeper berth of a stationary regulated heavy vehicle. • Night Rest - 7 hours continuous stationary rest taken between 10 pm on a day and 8 am on the next day (using the time zone of the base of the driver) or 24 continuous hours stationary rest. • A “long” hour -any hour worked in excess of 12 hours in a 24 hour period and a “night” hour is any hour worked between midnight and 6 am (or the equivalent hours in the time zone of the base of a driver). Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – BFM drivers hours Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – BFM drivers hours Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – Fitness for Duty Do not load any truck, or issue any

Co. R – Fitness for Duty Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket if a driver appears to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Some indicators are slurred words, bloodshot or glazed eyes, unsteady on feet. Contact your direct supervisor or manager and advise the situation. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - Fatigue • Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery

Co. R - Fatigue • Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket if a driver refuses to sign driver’s declaration. “I am fit for duty, I am not fatigued and I am complying with all applicable work and rest requirements” • Contact your direct supervisor or manager and advise the situation. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – Mass Do not cause or allow overloading of trucks. If a

Co. R – Mass Do not cause or allow overloading of trucks. If a truck is overloaded the driver must partially discharge or tip enough material so that the load is within the legal limit for that vehicle. If the driver refuses to adjust the load, do not issue a docket and contact your direct supervisor or manager. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – Load Restraint Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery

Co. R – Load Restraint Do not load any truck, or issue any delivery docket if a vehicle’s load restraint system appears unsafe or unsuitable for the proposed load, e. g. the tarping system appears damaged, inoperative or missing. Contact your direct supervisor or manager and advise the situation. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - Speeding • Do not cause any unnecessarily delay or delay loading

Co. R - Speeding • Do not cause any unnecessarily delay or delay loading any truck that is ready to accept a load. Unnecessary delays may cause the driver to feel that he has to speed or forego a break to make up lost time. If delays are expected inform any waiting drivers so that they can take a short break. • Do not ask, tell or infer to any driver that they need to deliver any load at or by a certain time so that they feel that they need to speed or forego any required rest breaks. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - signage SITE ENTRY NOTICE All drivers must comply with Chain of

Co. R - signage SITE ENTRY NOTICE All drivers must comply with Chain of Responsibility requirements: Fatigue Management Mass & Load Restraint Speed Compliance Dangerous Goods Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R - signage NOTICE • This Company reserves the right to refuse to

Co. R - signage NOTICE • This Company reserves the right to refuse to load or unload any vehicle when – • • • The driver appears fatigued Or the driver cannot produce any fatigue management plan Or the driver cannot produce any record of work/rest hours Or the driver appears to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol Or the vehicle’s load restraint system appears unsafe or unsuitable for the proposed load • Or the vehicle is overloaded • Drivers may be required to complete and sign a declaration that they are fit for duty, they are not fatigued and they are complying with all applicable work and rest requirements. Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – Checklist Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R – Checklist Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R Shared responsibility = same result for all Hanson Co. R 8. 2011

Co. R Shared responsibility = same result for all Hanson Co. R 8. 2011