The trucking industry has had to work through the last few months under a lot of pressure caused by this virus emergency, but we should now be looking at how we will go about emerging from the Covid-19 crisis safely.
Most operators have had to try and keep their employees safe while dealing with an increased workload, in some cases, and a change in the way they are going about their business, in others. There are a lot of different aspects to this issue to consider when you are trying to ensure yourself, staff and customers are all safe from infection.
SafeWork Australia have published a comprehensive online guide to all of the things people working in the road freight and delivery sectors need to think about, now and into the future.
Apart from key information operators need to consider, the site gives us a couple of case studies to demonstrate just how operations need to adapt to the ‘New Normal’.
Many other topic are covered in considerable depth and include topics like:
- General information about the virus
- Duties under WHS rules
- Risk Assessment
- Vulnerable Workers
- Emergency Plans
- Mental Health