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Do You Want to Be A Dangerous Goods Driver

Do You Want to Be A Dangerous Goods Driver?

Anyone who may handle dangerous goods and/or hazardous substances You Will Need the Correct License If you are work includes transporting dangerous goods, you will need to get a Dangerous Goods Licence in addition to your regular driver’s license. This post will talk about dangerous goods transportation in NSW, including

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Essential Safety Tips for Long Haul Journeys

Essential Safety Tips for Long Haul Journeys

Safety should be of utmost priority amongst drivers. Spending hours or even days on the road is mentally taxing for drivers, regardless of the size of vehicle or truck. This often leads to drowsy driving, which can cause accidents. It’s therefore important to find the best strategies to stay safe

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Who are not allowed to work as a bus driver in NSW

Who are not allowed to work as a bus driver in NSW?

Learn the qualifications and required training to be a bus driver. Working as a bus driver is more than just putting your hand on the wheel and, well, driving. As the driver, you are in charge of every passenger’s safety – including your own. More than just driving the bus,

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How to Obtain a Forklift License in Newcastle

How to Obtain a Forklift License in Newcastle

What you need to know to get that forklift license Forklifts are incredibly useful in so many workplaces. Lifting and logistical work is immensely easier and faster, thanks to forklifts. However, operating these industrial lift trucks isn’t initially easy and a huge amount of extra care is needed in order

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Chain of Responsibility Training

Chain of Responsibility Training

What is ‘Chain of Responsibility’ training? “Chain of responsibility”, in Heavy Vehicle National Law, means that the responsibility for complying with transport law is shared by all stakeholders in the road transport supply chain. If you or your company transports goods then you will know that safety, accreditation and compliance of

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What are Dangerous Goods

What are Dangerous Goods?

The Australian Government Civil Aviation Safety Authority defines dangerous goods as any items or substances that pose a risk to the safety and health of the public, property, or the environment. They include flammable, explosive, toxic, corrosive, and infectious materials. These materials require unique handling when being transported by land,

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6 Dos and Donts When Working At Heights

6 Dos and Don’ts When Working At Heights

Working at height can be extremely dangerous to any worker, and falling from heights can lead to severe injuries and even death. It’s among the major causes of fatalities in New South Wales, claiming as many as 12,000 lives between 2014 and 2017. Before Working in High Places Before starting

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Benefits of Medium Rigid Drivers Training

Benefits of Medium Rigid Driver Training

In Australia, some of the most secure jobs are in the trucking industry. The country relies heavily on its efficient freight transport system and is paying big money to people in this field. The trucking industry has a dominant role in the transportation of non-bulk freight around the country. Truck

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Scissor Lift Yellow Card NSW

Scissor Lift Yellow Card NSW

What is a scissor lift yellow card? This is a permit launched by the Elevating Work Platform Association (EWPA) stemming from a meeting carried out by its members and the trade.  The EWP Operator License, or yellow card as it is known, is issued upon compliance of the industry-driven training

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Heavy Rigid HR Driver Training NSW

Heavy Rigid HR Driver Training NSW

Truck driving is one of the highest paying skilled jobs in Australia today. With the growing demand for heavy vehicle drivers, getting a Heavy Rigid (HR) heavy vehicle licence opens up many opportunities to work as a driver in the freight industry. A career in the trucking industry starts with

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freight trucks

Road Ranger Truck

What are Road Ranger Trucks? Freight trucks are essential modes of transportation in countries like Australia. The freight business is vital for the smooth flow of the Australian economy. The road freight industry alone generates around $50 million a year, which is a considerable part of the country’s GDP. It’s

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Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck Driver Fatigue and Management

How Chain of Responsibility and Fatigue Management training can reduce risks and increase awareness of the signs associated with truck driver fatigue. The job of a truck driver is not easy, a small mistake can lead to loss of life as well as property. But it is natural for truckers

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Truck Driving Training in NSW

Truck delivery is a growing business in Australia. Being one of the most sparsely-inhabited countries in the world and having such vast distances between population centres, truck transport is a necessity to maintain the country’s economy. Australia’s dependence on freight levels is high compared to most countries. This is due

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heavy vehicle truck driver training in nsw

Heavy Vehicle Truck Driver Training NSW

Is getting a heavy vehicle truck driver licence in Australia easy?  Well, it may be easy for some but not that easy for others. To start with, all states possess requirements on how long a person must have a licence ahead of upgrading to the higher class. You can drive

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elevated work platform licencing in nsw

Elevated Work Platform Licencing NSW

What is an elevated work platform? An elevated work platform (EWP) is a device that can be reduced in size, hinged, linked, or a mixture of these that is employed to strengthen a raised area where people, supplies, or gears are raised up for work reasons.    Is a licence

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Bus Driver Authority NSW

Becoming a Bus Driver in NSW Driving a bus is a demanding job. It requires expertise in operating a large vehicle as well as acceptance of the responsibility for passengers’ lives. It’s no wonder then, that in order to become a bus driver in New South Wales, you have to

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Chain of Responsibility Training Idea / Instructions

A simple mistake on the part of a truck driver can lead to huge negative consequences on the road. Chain of Responsibility training provides an integrated educational package to solve this problem. It primarily focuses on exploring the entire chain of command so that road safety can be improved. In

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Dangerous Goods Licence NSW

If you work for transporting dangerous goods, you will need to acquire a driver’s license over and above the one you likely already have, a Dangerous Goods Licence. The process and requirements needed for you to obtain a license varies slightly from state to state.  Before applying for your dangerous

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