Industry Updates

  • Jan16

    WorkSafe WA Alert Fatalities Falling Trailer Ramps

    By Cam Dumesny

    In recent years, two people have died as a result of crush injuries from falling trailer ramps. WorkSafe WA has recently published the Safety Alert – “Fatalities caused by falling trailer ramps”. Please click here to read the publication on the WorkSafe WA website. ...

  • Jan16

    GHS and ADG Code – Which Rules?

    By Cam Dumesny

    The Department of Mines and Petroleum’s (DMP) response to WARTA’s questions. General information on the introduction of the GHS is found on the website of Safe Work Australia at http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/swa/whs-information/hazardous-chemicals/pages/hazardous-chemicals-other-substances The introduction of the GHS into Australia has no effect on the transport of...

  • Nov16

    WA Pilot Reform Update

    By WA Admin

    ​ Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence As part of its efforts to continually improve safety in the Heavy Vehicle industry, Main Roads is introducing a new Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence. The Heavy Vehicle Pilot Licence aims to introduce and maintain industry benchmark standards and improve safety on our roads. From 28 November 2016 all Heavy Vehicle Pilots are required to obtain a Heavy Vehicle Pi...

  • Mar29

    SOLAS Update – Draft Marine Order Released by AMSA

    By WA Admin

    SOLAS Update AMSA has finally released a Draft Marine Order 42 for consultation and comments. Fremantle Ports and CCIWA with support of WARTA and CBFCA held Perth’s first SOLAS Verified Export Container Weighing Seminar on 16/03/16. Approximately 180 people attended and they consisted of transport operators, exporters, freight forwarders, custom brokers etc. Presenters included Fremant...

  • Mar14

    HVS Update – Changes to Route Assessment Process

    By WA Admin

    HVO 65-2015: 28 April 2015 Main Roads WA – HVS UPDATE Restricted Access Vehicle Route Assessments – changes to contact details and process Main Roads Heavy Vehicle Services (HVS) advises the transport industry that from Monday 4 April 2016 all Restricted Access Vehicle (RAV) Route Assessments will be processed through the HVS OverSize OverMass Unit (OSOM). To stream...