The sector group was established to eliminate occupational injury or illness in the solid waste and resource recovery sector by:
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New Zealand Transport Agency
The New Zealand Transport Agency published the 4th edition of the Code of practice for temporary traffic management (CoPTTM) on 1 November 2012 and it can be downloaded from its website.
In particular, Section D7.3; Kerbside collection activities, affects a broad range of WasteMINZ members and the following should be noted:
The effective date for compliance with all vehicle and driver requirements in this section is 1 April 2013 and a list of accredited NZTA temporary traffic management trainers can be viewed here.
An operator information pack supplied by the New Zealand Transport Authority (NZTA) contains information on the Operator Rating System, Toro (Transport Organisation Register Online), resolution processes, chain of responsibility, display of TSL labels and the Fleet Safety Programme. It can be viewed here.
A basic guide to work time and rest time requirements and logbook standards for transport operators and drivers can be viewed here.
To find out more about this sector group or to join (so that you can receive information about the sector group), please contact our Sector Group Projects Manager Nic Quilty or call her on 09 476 7167.