Fatigue management

Code of Practice

The Code of Practice was developed by the Road Transport Industry, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics and NT WorkSafe.

It is intended for use as a benchmark by road transport operators including commercial bus and tour vehicle operators.

To read the code of practice, go to the WorkSafeNT website.

The code provides guidance on how to meet duty of care obligations under NT work health and safety laws.

It lists guiding principles which should be considered in the development of a fatigue management system for drivers.

The code focuses on safe outcomes as a result of appropriate risk assessment based on the task at hand, the flexibility to take appropriate rest and the management of driver health issues.

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Last updated: 17 February 2020

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