The issue of safety has taken on greater importance in 2020 due to the repercussions of COVID-19 upon the working lives of all Australians.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are offering free virtual events and videos of industry-specific topics, including the trucking industry. The virtual events can be viewed by simply by registering on its website at www.worksafe.qld.gov.au.
Live-streamed expert speakers and panels are covering topics including the ongoing health and safety implications of COVID-19; wellbeing programs; safety culture and leadership; rehabilitation and return to work; and mental health.
For transport videos, the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland site offers links to presentations including:
- Safely Securing Loads of Trucks
- Vehicle Loading Cranes Workshop
- Safe Systems to Immobilise Heavy Vehicles and Trailers
- Managing Your Drivers’ Safety at Delivery Points
- Preventing Workers Falling From Trucks.
For any newcomers to road transport and even experienced operators, the site is well worth a look regardless of your state or territory.
For further information go to www.worksafe.qld.gov.au.