Chain of Responsibility (CoR) and Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) compliance within Wettenhalls is a core competency. Wettenhalls have been leaders in the transport industry in Australia in ensuring that our policies, procedures and systems are compliant and in some cases go further than what is required.

The Wettenhalls Management System has a significant body of reference documents that describe and direct how Wettenhalls complies with its obligations under the law. Additional information on our systems can be provided on request.

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    Compliance with the Chain of Responsibility (CoR)

    We are committed to delivering on our customer promise while complying with, or exceeding, our collective legal responsibility and social accountability under the Heavy Vehicle National Law. Our full time Compliance Team integrate the law with our own Workplace Health & Safety and Compliance systems to deliver a comprehensive system that keeps people safe.

    Our focus is to work with our partners in the supply chain to ensure we are all meeting our obligations of compliance to Chain of Responsibility. This is achieved through assessments and gap analysis reporting in regards to the National Heavy Vehicle Law.

    We actively collaborate with our customers to develop some innovative solutions for compliance with National Heavy Vehicle Law and related regulations.

    Compliance Assurance

    We also have a comprehensive internal Management System that articulates and manages risks.  It encompasses:

    • Driver Fatigue Management
    • Driver Fitness For Work
      • Random Drug and Alcohol testing regime
      • Access to exercise programs
      • Fit for duty declarations
    • Access Permits
    • Mass, Dimension, loading
      • Load Restraint
      • Assurance of vehicle scales & dimension
      • Verification of vehicle Mass
    • Heavy Vehicle Maintenance
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Internal Audit programs
    • Non-conformance investigation and reporting
    • In-vehicle telematics


    Compliance Accreditation

    Wettenhalls is accredited under National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) we also comply with NHVAS business rules and independent audits validate that we meet those requirements.

    Wettenhalls Accreditations include:

    • National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) accreditation for
      • Basic Fatigue Management,
      • Mass Management and
      • Maintenance Management.
    • Food Safety Accreditations
      • HACCP accreditation
      • PrimeSafe