Forum 11, Thursday 3 November 2016 – Karratha

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Transafe WA’s 11th Road Transport Industry Safety Forum was held in Karratha in Cup Week on Thursday 3 November 2016. A good crowd of between 40-50 participants attended and the majority stayed for the full day’s program.

Stephen Lane, Senior Dangerous Goods Officer with the Department of Mines and Petroleum was a presenter and sits on the Transafe WA Committee of Management. Here’s what he had to say about the day:

“I believe our forum was a most successful one, and that was particularly due to the local input delivered in a number of sessions.  Having Peter Wyse (EDL) and Andrew Swart (DirectHaul) present their partnership with such enthusiasm set the scene – it generated a lot of questions and discussion.  As did the Fatigue Management session by Rod Hunt (Centurion) and Michael Soutar (Toll). Heather (PHH Girls) rounded off a good day.

I felt proud to be associated with Transafe and believe that we have established a sound base for returning to the Pilbara.”

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You can access all the presentations from the day here:

The Pilbara Industry Road Safety Alliance – an update from Alliance Chair Marc Andrews (Rio Tinto)

Case Study: Productive Safety – Safely Transporting Essential LNG presented by Andrew Swart (Direct Haul) and Peter Wyse (Energy Developments Ltd)

The Science of Sleep – presentation by Dr Nicholas Mabbott (Beyond Midnight Consulting)

Tyre Safety – a presentation by Adam Gosling (TyreSafe Australia)

Know your Load – Packaged Dangerous Goods – a presentation by Stephen Lane of the Department of Mines and Petroleum

Managing AOD in the Workplace – preventing risk and alcohol and other drug testing. Presentation by Katya Sawyer (Alcolizer)

Logistics Training Council – fatigue and training updates by Jillian Dielesen, CEO

Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls training update with Heather Jones