South Australia amends their transporting dangerous goods laws

dangerous goodsSouth Australia recently amended the Dangerous Substances (Dangerous Goods Transport) Regulations 2008 regulations.

Some elements to note to ensure your compliance is that a prime contractor must retain all the transport documents for at least three months after the transportation of the dangerous goods is completed. In addition, the regulations have clarified the need for transport documents to be stored in the emergency information folder during the transportation.

Looking at your vehicle, there are new requirements in relation to ventilation to prevent the build-up of vapours, focusing on the fact that roof vents are not always enough

If you run into some bad luck and your truck breaks down, the driver of the tow truck also needs to hold a dangerous good licence or is accompanied by someone with that licence.

To learn more about the updates to the dangerous goods laws in South Australia, please click here.

Or to speak with BusinessBasics about your safety documentation, please click here.