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									        Management of Roads—Controlling Owner(s) Responsibilities or Obligations                                                                                                                            Users of Roads—Owners provide information and support
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                                                                                                                                                                                               Trucks and                          Loads                              Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                               Equipment
Owners                                      Provide the land             Ensure a                     Provide                       For Multiple-               For each MEWP,
                   O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                              Employers must                 Employers must               Employers must              Workers must take            Employers must
Must ensure                                 and premises in              maintenance                  information                   Employer                    establish and                 ensure the safety              ensure the safety            provide systems that        reasonable care to do        consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                              and health of all              and health of all            ensure adequate             a safe and complete          obligation to provide
all obligations                             a safe condition.            system is in                 necessary to                  Workplaces,                 maintain a                    workers at the                 workers at the               information,                job when operating           effective and diligent
are fulfilled.                              This includes the            place. This                  identify and                  ensure that                 system to ensure              workplace.                     workplace, and               instruction, and            on the road systems,         supervision, given
An Owner                                    road and related             includes the                 eliminate or                  the activities              compliance                    Other stakeholders             provide information          training is in place        and must follow              that traditional
may use the                                 areas that may               road and related             control hazards.              relating to                 with the Act and              must provide                   and training so the          for drivers and             established work             supervision in all
stakeholders                                                                                                                                                                                  support for this               job can be done              operators.                  procedures.                  cases is not feasible.
                                            influence safe               areas.                                                     occupational                Regulation.                   obligation.                    safely.
in 1(b), 1(c)                               travel or use of                                                                        safety and
and 1(d) to                                 the road.                                                                               health are
accomplish                                                                                                                          coordinated.
this.

                                                                     Owner—The Owner with the most control and knowledge will be the default Prime Contractor if necessary.
      Scope                                 Roads intended for use by    Roads intended for use by    All known and foreseeable     Ensure coordination that    The Owner requires a          This column relates to         This column relates to       This column relates to      Follow fundamentals of       Provide monitoring
                                            workers and equipment        workers and equipment        hazards will be identified    will provide for a system   system to reasonably          the supply and care of         the supply and care of       the supply and care of      safe road use with drivers   of directly related
                                            will be designed             will be maintained to an     to all users. These include   of safe road use. This      assure compliance by all      appropriate trucks and         appropriate trucks and       appropriate trucks and      whenever possible.           stakeholders such as
                                            and constructed to a         acceptable standard that     physical hazards as well      includes ensuring that      stakeholders using the        other equipment for use        other equipment for use      other equipment for use                                  Maintenance Contractors
                                            predetermined acceptable     will support safe use.       as those that may be          all related road issues     road system.                  by workers. Owners will        by workers. Owners will      by workers. Owners will                                  or Tenure Holders.
                                            standard that will support                                created by other’s use.       are communicated to                                       supply and update road         supply and update road       supply and update road
                                            safe use.                                                 Consideration should be       all users.                                                information so users can       information so users can     information so users can
                                                                                                      given to providing safe                                                                 make informed decisions.       make informed decisions..    make informed decisions.
                                                                                                      road information to the
                                                                                                      public.

      Intent                                Provide or require           Road maintenance must        Ensure a system is in         Provide a coordination      Ensure a system for           Provide all required           Ensure all stakeholders      Ensure that road            Help ensure pertinent,       Identify where the
                                            adequate design and          fit the anticipated use of   place to identify and         system for each road        compliance on resource        safe use information to        are aware of loading         information provided to     related information          fundamentals of the
                                            construction standards       the roads.                   communicate all hazards       system that ensures         roads is in place. Ensure     Employers that will allow      restraints as conditions     Employers for workers       from other incidents or      safety program can be
                                            for roads. These road                                     to users. Hazards would       safety-related activities   operational rules/            them to make appropriate       change, such as in road or   is complete and current.    circumstances is made        employed by Owners
                                            standards must meet                                       include those associated      are appropriately           protocols of the road         decisions on truck, trailer,   bridge limitations.          This includes changes in    available.                   to support other
                                            good engineering                                          with current users and        addressed.                  system are established        and equipment for the                                       allowable speeds or other                                stakeholders in their
                                            practices.                                                their anticipated use as                                  and communicated.             specific road systems.                                      limitations as seasonal                                  supervision duties.
                                                                                                      well as other tenures                                     Require all travel- related                                                               changes and conditions
                                                                                                      when given. Roadside                                      accidents/incidents are                                                                   occur.
                                                                                                      hazards are identified                                    reported and analyzed
                                                                                                      and mitigated on a                                        so identified causes
                                                                                                      regular planned schedule                                  and any necessary
                                                                                                      and include issues such                                   changes to the road
                                                                                                      as excessive grades,                                      system, maintenance, or
                                                                                                      dangerous trees, rocks                                    administration of road use
                                                                                                      or other loose material,                                  are completed.
                                                                                                      vision restricting brush,
                                                                                                      etc. This is an on-going
                                                                                                      obligation of the Owner or
                                                                                                      stakeholder that permits
                                                                                                      road use.




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  Planning      Future roads must be         Ensure standards             Ensure there is a system       Coordinate/provide            Ensure a plan is in place    Ensure there is a plan        Ensure there is a plan      Ensure a planned system      Information that must be      Owners must ensure a
                designed and constructed     of maintenance are           in place where all known       a safe road use plan          for compliance. The plan     to provide pertinent          in place to identify        is in place to assess        communicated to drivers       system is in place that will
                to an acceptable standard    identified for regular and   and created hazards            including criteria such as    should include setting       information in a timely       and communicate load        active roads and provide     includes accident and         identify areas of support
                which meet good              special requested use.       will be reported to the        rules of the road, radio      expectations for users,      manner.                       restrictions and loading    pertinent information to     incident investigation        for supervision, such as
                engineering practices.                                    appropriate stakeholders.      use requirements, and         communicating issues                                       issues to all persons.      all stakeholders.            results. Support network      identifying bad driving
                                                                          Created hazards include        allowable speeds.             to and from users, and                                                                                              opportunities that would      habits and reporting to
                                                                          other Tenure Holders,                                        enforcement of the                                                                                                  be beneficial to the          employers. Employers
                                                                          roadside work, etc.                                          standards.                                                                                                          drivers/operators.            can then take action or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         revisit their supervision.

 Application    Ensure roads currently       Ensure maintenance is     Communicate known                 Provide to each user a        Provide methods for all      Provide sufficient and        Review all load-related     Ensure regular road          Use of network or             Drivers must report
                in use meet the required     carried out.              issues on road use, which         contact person who will       Employers or persons         relevant information for      investigations to ensure    reports on conditions that   associations to identify      to appropriate Tenure
  and Care      design and construction                                include but are not limited       promote coordination of       to identify and report       Employers to assist them      road limitations have not   could affect driving or      and bring forward related     Holder or Employer all
                standards in relation to     Note: If a Maintenance    to confines created by            safety and health-related     road hazards (i.e., user     in making appropriate         been exceeded.              operating equipment are      information on all aspects    unsafe loads, trucks, and
                their permitted use.         Contractor is used, they  design, construction,             activities.                   groups). The compliance      equipment decisions.                                      made available to users.     of road use that would        operational procedures on
                                             must have sufficient      maintenance, traffic flow,                                      system should be based                                                                                              be beneficial to drivers/     the road system.
                                             information and authority traffic volumes, loads, and                                     on involvement of all                                                                                               operators. Such a network
                                             to carry out their        truck configurations.                                           users and should include                                                                                            could include Forest Safety
                                             functions.                                                                                a system to identify                                                                                                Council, TruckSafeBC,
                                                                                                                                       deviations from the safe                                                                                            and ,related enforcement
                                                                                                                                       road use plan.                                                                                                      agencies, and other less
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           formal venues

   Training     Staff responsible for road   Requested maintenance        Specific, inherent hazards     Communicate the safe          Ensure effective             Provide a hazard              Provide users with current Ensure all persons are        Provide related            Ensure all persons are
                design and construction      is carried out or affected   are identified on a road       road use plan to all users.   communication is             reporting system for          load limitations for road  aware of the system           information to Tenure      aware of the Owner’s
     and        are trained and must         Employers are informed of    system map or other                                          maintained through           Employers and other           system.                    used to obtain current        Holders, Employers, and    support system.
Communication   ensure the safety design     outstanding maintenance      effective means.               Create and provide            appropriate signage,         persons to identify                                      information.                  users. This may be carried
                standards are met.           issues.                                                     appropriate information       including radio              issues related to trucks                                                               out through information
                                                                                                         to the public, as well as     frequencies and contact      and equipment that                                                                     boards, bulletins, driver/
                                                                                                         informing other road          phone numbers. Develop       could be a hazard to any                                                               operator meetings, and/or
                                                                                                         users of any hazards          and keep in place a system   persons. The system                                                                    direct communication.
                                                                                                         created by public use.        to communicate changes       would include resolutions
                                                                                                                                       that will affect safety      to reported issues,
                                                                                                                                       or emergency response        feedback to the persons
                                                                                                                                       situations. Maintain         reporting, tracking and
                                                                                                                                       documentation of road        documentation.
                                                                                                                                       issues, road use systems,
                                                                                                                                       and compliance systems.

 Supervision    When traveling resource Ensure staff are observant        Ensure that a reporting        Compliance may include        Provide a system for         Provide a system to           Inspect loads and give    Ensure the enforcement         Encourage all persons to      Require feedback from
                roads field staff are      to the application of          system is in place to assist   establishing and setting      enforcement of road use      enforce limitations of        direction when necessary. system for safe road           identify how information      the affected parties on
and Direction   directed to be observant maintenance standards.           traveling staff, who must      the composition and focus     standards. The system        road use as they relate to                              use protocols considers        on safety and hazards         the action or changes
                to road design and                                        look for and report on         of road user committees.      should ensure roads are      trucks, trailers, and other                             changes in road                might relate to their         made as a result of unsafe
                construction standards.                                   new or created hazards.        Issues brought forward        only used as designated.     mobile equipment.                                       conditions such as             specific road systems and     reports.
                An Owner will provide an                                                                 by the committees             Ensure roads are inspected                                                           seasonal changes.              circumstances.
                effective reporting system                                                               must be addressed and         for hazards and other
                for any observations or                                                                  correctional action taken     issues (including bridges)
                concerns.                                                                                when required.                on a regular basis.

  Sample        Road Standards               Maintenance Contract         Document that identifies       Meeting minutes               Specific Road safe road      Document that identifies      Document that identifies                                 Document that identifies
                Inventory of roads.                                       known hazards                                                use plan                     road limitations              load limitations                                         safe work procedures for
 Documents                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 drivers..




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                 Management of Roads—Owners may manage the obligations                                                                                                                     Users of Roads—Provide information and support not direction
 1a
               through the use of a Prime Contractor and Maintenance Contractor.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Trucks and                       Loads                               Workers/Drivers/Operators
              They retain some responsibility for the stakeholders they put in place.                                                                                               Equipment
Owners                                    Provide the land Ensure a                                Provide                        For Multiple-                 For each MEWP,
                 O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                   Employers must              Employers must               Employers must              Workers must take         Employers must
Remaining                                 and premises in functioning                              information                    Employer                      establish and      ensure the safety           ensure the safety            provide systems that        reasonable care to do     consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                   and health of all           and health of all            ensure adequate             a safe and complete       obligation to provide
obligations                               a safe condition. maintenance                            necessary to                   Workplaces,                   maintain a         Workers at the              Workers at the               information,                job when operating        effective and diligent
and support                                                 system is in                           identify and                   ensure that                   system to ensure   workplace.                  workplace, and               instruction, and            on the road systems,      supervision, given
involvement                                                 place                                  eliminate or                   the activities                compliance         Other parties must          provide information          training is in place        and must follow           that traditional
if a Prime                                                                                         control hazards.               relating to                   with the Act and   provide support for         and training so the          for drivers and             established work          supervision in all
Contractor                                                                                                                                                                         this obligation.            job can be done              operators.                  procedures.               cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                                  occupational                  Regulation.                                    safely.
and                                                                                                                               safety and
Maintenance                                                                                                                       health are
Contractor                                                                                                                        coordinated.
are in place.

                                          Owner—General duties apply to all Owners; but primary road obligations are to the Owner who has most control and knowledge.
     Scope                                Roads intended for use by    These activities            All known and                  Prime                         Prime              The activities              Under Sec. 3.10 of the     The activities                Reinforce fundamentals    Provide monitoring
                                          Workers and equipment        may be carried              foreseeable hazards            Contractor in                 Contractor in      in this column              Regulation, all persons    in this column                of safe road use with     of directly related
                                          will be designed             out by a                    will be identified to          place as per 118              place as per 118   are carried                 have some responsibilities are carried                   drivers whenever          stakeholders such as
                                          and constructed to a                                     appropriate parties. These                                                                                  to recognize and report                                  possible.                 Prime Contractors.
                                          predetermined acceptable
                                                                       Maintenance                 include physical hazards
                                                                                                                                  of the Act.                   of the Act.        out through                 any observed hazardous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          out through
                                          standard that will support   Contractor.                 as well as those that may                                                       the Prime                   situations.                the Prime
                                          safe use.                                                be created by others’ use.                                                      Contractor.                 Owner makes provision      Contractor.
                                                                       Roads intended for use by   Consideration should                                                                                        for providing appropriate
                                                                       Workers and equipment       be given to providing                                                           Owners will supply and      information to the public. Provide supporting
                                                                       will be maintained to an    information to the public                                                       update road information                                information that will
                                                                       acceptable standard that    for safe road use.                                                              so informed selections                                 assist an Employer in
                                                                       will support safe use.                                                                                      can be made regarding                                  the development of a
                                                                                                                                                                                   trucks and other                                       program that will ensure
                                                                                                                                                                                   equipment for use by                                   that drivers are fulfilling
                                                                                                                                                                                   Workers. Information will                              their obligations.
                                                                                                                                                                                   be specific to given road
                                                                                                                                                                                   systems.

     Intent                               Provide or require           Road maintenance must       Ensure that a system is        Owner will have a                                Owners provide sufficient   The activities               Ensure that road            The activities            Identify where the
                                          adequate design and          be provided to fit the      in place to identify and       system to select a Prime                         information to Prime and    in this column               information provided        in this column            fundamentals of the
                                          construction standards       anticipated use of the      communicate all hazards        Contractor that has the                          Maintenance Contractors     are carried                  to Employers for their      are carried               safety program can be
                                          for roads. These road        roads.                      to users. Such hazards         capacity to carry out the                        in a timely manner.                                      Workers is complete                                   employed by Owners
                                          standards must meet                                      would include known            functions of coordination
                                                                                                                                                                                                               out through                  and current. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        out through               to support other
                                          good engineering                                         users and their anticipated    and ensure compliance on                                                     the Prime                    includes changes in         the Prime                 stakeholders in their
                                          practices.                                               use characteristics, as        the road systems.                                                            Contractor.                  allowable speeds or other   Contractor.               supervision duties.
                                                                                                   well as, other tenures as      Sufficient information and                                                                                limitations as seasonal
                                                                                                   they are let. Roadside         authority will be provided                                                   Ensure all parties           changes and conditions      Help ensure pertinent,
                                                                                                   hazards are identified         to the Prime Contractor.                                                     are aware of loading         dictate.                    related information
                                                                                                   and mitigated on a             A system will be in place                                                    restraints as conditions                                 from other incidents or
                                                                                                   regular planned schedule       to ensure all required                                                       change, such as in road or                               circumstances is made
                                                                                                   and include issues such        information is current,                                                      bridge limitations.                                      available.
                                                                                                   as excessive grades,           including additional users
                                                                                                   dangerous trees, rocks or      as they are permitted.
                                                                                                   other loose material, vision   Prime Contractor activities
                                                                                                   restricting brush, etc. This   will be monitored and
                                                                                                   is an on-going obligation      records kept.
                                                                                                   of the Owner or party that
                                                                                                   permits road use.

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  Planning      Future roads must be       Maintenance contract is        Ensure there is a system           Ensure there is a plan        Ensure there is a plan      Ensure a system is in place   Information that must be      Ensure a system is in place
                designed and constructed in place.                        in place where all known           to provide pertinent          in place to identify load   to assess active roads        communicated to drivers       that will identify areas of
                to an acceptable standard.                                and created hazards                information in a timely       restrictions and loading    and provide pertinent         includes accident and         support for supervision.
                                           Contractors must have          will be reported to the            manner.                       issues to all persons.      information.                  incident investigation
                                           sufficient capacity,           appropriate parties.                                                                                                       results. Support network
                                           information, and               Created hazards include                                                                                                    opportunities that would
                                           authority to carry out         other Tenure Holders,                                                                                                      be beneficial to the
                                           their functions.               roadside work, etc                                                                                                         drivers/operators.

 Application    Ensure roads currently       Contract requires that       Known issues on road                                             Review all load-related     Ensure regular road           Use of network or             The activities
                in use meet the required     standards of maintenance     use would include use                                            investigations to ensure    reports on conditions that    associations to identify      in this column
  and Care      design and construction      are identified for regular   limitations created by                                           road limitations have not   could affect driving or       and bring forward related     are carried
                standards for their          and requested use.           design, construction,                                            been exceeded.              operating equipment are       information on all aspects
                permitted use.                                            maintenance, traffic flow,                                                                   made available to Tenure      of road use that would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   out through
                                                                          traffic volumes, loads, and                                                                  Holders, Licensees, or        be beneficial to drivers/     the Prime
                                                                          truck configurations.                                                                        Employers.                    operators. Such a network     Contractor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     could include Forest Safety
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Council, TruckSafeBC
                                                                                                                                                                                                     related enforcement
                                                                                                                                                                                                     agencies, and other less
                                                                                                                                                                                                     formal venues.

   Training     Staff responsible for road   Owner monitors to ensure Specific inherent hazards                                                                        Ensure all road users are     Provide related               Report to appropriate
                design and construction      maintenance is carried     are identified on a map or                                                                     aware of the system and       information to Tenure         Tenure Holder, Licensee,
     and        are trained and must         out. Additional requested other effective means.                                                                          how to use it.                Holders, Licensees,           or Employer all unsafe
Communication   ensure the safety design     maintenance is carried                                                                                                                                  Employers, and users.         loads, trucks, and
                standards are met.           out, or affected Employers                                                                                                                              This may be carried out       operating procedures on
                                             are informed of any                                                                                                                                     through information           the road system.
                                             outstanding maintenance                                                                                                                                 boards, bulletins, driver/
                                             issues.                                                                                                                                                 operator meetings, and/or     Ensure all persons are
                                                                                                                                                                                                     direct communication.         aware of the Owner’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   or Prime Contractor’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   support system.

 Supervision    When traveling resource Ensure staff are observant        Ensure that a reporting            Support a system to                                       Ensure the enforcement        Encourage all persons to      Require feedback from
                roads field staff are      to the application of          system is in place to assist       enforce limitations of                                    system for safe road          use the safety information    the affected parties on
and Direction   directed to be observant maintenance standards.           traveling staff, who must          road use as they relate to                                use protocols considers       provided and relate it to     actions or changes made
                to road design and                                        look for and report on             trucks, trailers, and other                               changes in road               their specific road systems   as a result of reports of
                construction standards.                                   new or created hazards.            mobile equipment.                                         conditions.                   and circumstances.            unsafe conditions.
                An Owner will provide an
                effective reporting system
                for any observations or
                concerns.

  Sample
 Documents




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          Management of Roads—Prime Contractor will provide support for road                                                                                                                              Users of Roads—Owners provide information and support
 1b       management and will have direct responsibilities for coordination and a
                         system for compliance on a MEWP.                                                                                                                                     Trucks and                         Loads                               Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                              Equipment
Owners                                     Provide the land Ensure a                                  Provide                     For Multiple-                  Establish and               Employers must               Employers must                Employers must                 Take reasonable            Employers must
                                                                                                                                                                                             ensure the safety            ensure the safety             provide systems that           care to do a safe and      consider their
                  O B LI G AT I O N S 
For a MEWP,                                and premise in a maintenance                               information                 Employer                       maintain a
                                                                                                                                                                                             and health of all            and health of all             ensure adequate                complete job when          obligation to provide
an Owner                                   safe condition.  system is in                              necessary to                Workplaces,                    system to ensure            workers at the               Workers at the                information,                   operating on the           effective and diligent
may, through                                                place.                                    identify and                ensure that                    compliance                  workplace.                   workplace, and                instruction, and               road systems, and          supervision, given
written                                                                                               eliminate or                the activities                 with the Act and            Other parties must           provide information           training is in place           follow established         that traditional
agreement,                                                                                            control hazards.            relating to                    Regulation.                 provide support for          and training so the           for drivers and                work procedure             supervision in all
create a Prime                                                                                                                                                                               this obligation.             job can be done               operators.                                                cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                                  occupational                                                                            safely.
Contractor                                                                                                                        safety and
to fulfill                                                                                                                        health are
coordination                                                                                                                      coordinated.
and
compliance
obligations.

                 Prime Contractor—Must have the capacity, knowledge, and control to coordinate and ensure a system for compliance on the road system.
     Scope                                 Confirm the road design       Note: Prime Contractor       Ensure all known and        Provide coordination for       Provide a system to         Relates to the supply and    Under Sec. 3.10 of the        Provide supporting             Prime Contractors must     Provide monitoring of
                                           and construction              will likely have             foreseeable hazards         a system of safe road use,     reasonably assure           care of appropriate trucks   Regulation, all persons       information that will          follow fundamentals of     contractors.
                                           standards will safely         maintenance as part of       will be identified to all   which includes ensuring        compliance by all           and other equipment          have some responsibilities    assist an Employer in          safe road use themselves.
                                           support intended use and      duties.                      users. These will include   that all related road issues   stakeholders regarding      for use by Workers.          to recognize and report       the development of a           They must help ensure
                                           any additional use.                                        physical hazards as well    are communicated to            use of the road system.     Prime Contractors will       any observed hazardous        system that will assure        pertinent, related
                                                                         Ensure or confirm roads      as those that may be        all users.                     Ensure operational rules/   supply and update road       situations. Ensure all        drivers are fulfilling their   information from other
                                                                         will be maintained to an     created by others’ use.                                    protocols of the road       information so informed      stakeholders are aware        obligations. Ensure that       incidents or circumstances
                                                                         acceptable standard that     Consideration should                                       system are established      selection can be made.       of loading restraints         road information provided      are made available to
                                                                         will support safe use.       be given to providing                                      and communicated.                                        as conditions change,         to Employers for Workers       affected parties.
                                                                                                      information to the public                                  Require all accidents/                                   such as in road or bridge     is complete and current.
                                                                                                      for safe road use.                                         incidents to be reported                                 limitations.                  This includes changes in
                                                                                                                                                                 and analyzed to identify                                                               allowable speeds or other
                                                                                                                                                                 causes and any necessary                                                               limitations as seasonal
                                                                                                                                                                 changes to the road                                                                    changes and conditions
                                                                                                                                                                 system, maintenance                                                                    dictate.
                                                                                                                                                                 or administration of
                                                                                                                                                                 road use.

    Planning                               As additional roads come      Ensure standards             Ensure there is a system    Coordinate/provide             Ensure a plan is in place   Ensure there is a plan       Ensure there is a system      Ensure a system is in place    Information that must be   Ensure a system is in place
                                           under their responsibility,   of maintenance are           in place where all known    a safe road use plan           for compliance. The plan    to provide pertinent         in place to identify to all   to assess active roads on a    communicated to drivers    that will identify areas of
                                           Prime Contractors ensure      identified for regular and   and created hazards         including criteria such as     should include setting of   information in a timely      persons load restrictions     regular basis and provide      includes accident and      support for Employers’
                                           the roads are designed        requested special use.       will be reported to the     rules of the road, radio       expectations for users,     manner.                      and loading issues            pertinent information.         incident investigation     supervision.
                                           and constructed to an                                      appropriate stakeholders.   use requirements, and          communication of issues                                                                                               results. Support network
                                           acceptable standard for                                    Created hazards include     allowable speeds.              to and from users, and                                                                                                opportunities that would
                                           the prescribed use.                                        other Tenure Holders,                                      enforcement of the                                                                                                    be beneficial to the
                                                                                                      roadside work, etc                                         standards.                                                                                                            drivers/operators.




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 Application    Ensure roads currently       Ensure maintenance is     Known issues on road              Provide a contact person,     The compliance system       Provide sufficient and        Review all load-related     Ensure regular road          Use of network or             Report to appropriate
                in use meet the required     carried out.              use would include use             identified to each user,      should be based on          relevant information          investigations to ensure    reports on conditions that   associations to identify      Tenure Holder, Licensee,
  and Care      design and construction                                limitations created by            who will promote              involvement of all users    for Employers that may        road limitations have not   could affect driving or      and bring forward related     or Employer all unsafe
                standards for their use.     Note: If a Maintenance    design, construction,             coordination of safety and    and a system to identify    assist them in making         been exceeded.              operating equipment are      information on all aspects    loads, trucks, and
                                             Contractor is used, they  maintenance, traffic flow,        health activities.            deviations from the safe    appropriate equipment                                     made available to Tenure     of road use that would        operating procedures on
                                             must have sufficient      traffic volumes, loads, and                                     road use plan.              decisions.                                                Holders, Licensees, and/or   be beneficial to drivers/     the road system.
                                             information and authority truck configurations.                                           Provide methods for all                                                               Employers.                   operators. Such a network
                                             to carry out their                                                                        stakeholders (e.g., user                                                                                           could include Forest Safety
                                             functions.                                                                                groups) to identify and                                                                                            Council, TruckSafeBC
                                                                                                                                       report road hazards.                                                                                               related enforcement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          agencies, and other less
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          formal venues.

   Training     Staff responsible            Ensure any additional        Specific inherent hazards      Communicate the safe          Ensure effective            Provide a hazard                                          Ensure all persons are       Provide related            Ensure all persons are
                for assessing road           requested maintenance        are identified on a map or     road use plan to all users.   communication is            reporting system for                                      aware of the system and      information to Tenure      aware of the Owner’s
     and        suitability, road design,    is carried out or affected   other effective means.                                       maintained through          Employers and other                                       how to use it.               Holders, Employers and     support system.
Communication   and construction receive     Employers are informed                                      Make provision for            appropriate signage         persons. The system                                                                    users. This may be carried
                appropriate training for     of any outstanding                                          appropriate public            including radio             would include resolutions                                                              out through information
                their applicable function.   maintenance issues.                                         information.                  frequencies and contact     to reported issues,                                                                    boards, bulletins, driver/
                                                                                                                                       phone numbers.              feedback to the persons                                                                operator meetings and/or
                                                                                                                                       A system is in place to     reporting, tracking and                                                                direct communication.
                                                                                                                                       communicate changes         documentation.
                                                                                                                                       that will effect safety
                                                                                                                                       or emergency response
                                                                                                                                       situations.
                                                                                                                                       Maintain documentation
                                                                                                                                       of road issues, road use
                                                                                                                                       system and compliance
                                                                                                                                       system.

 Supervision    When traveling resource Ensure staff are observant        Ensure that a reporting        Compliance may include        Provide a system for        Provide a system to                                       Ensure the enforcement       Encourage all persons to      Require feedback from
                roads field staff are      to the application of          system is in place to assist   establishing and setting      enforcement of road use     enforce limitations of                                    system for safe road         use the safety information    the affected parties on
and Direction   directed to be observant maintenance standards.           traveling staff, who must      the composition and focus     standards. The system       road use as they relate to                                use protocols considers      provided to relate to their   the action or changes
                to road design and                                        look for and report on         of road user committees.      should ensure roads are     trucks, trailers, and other                               changes in road              specific road systems and     made as a result of reports
                construction standards.                                   new or created hazards.        Issues brought forward        only used as designated.    mobile equipment.                                         conditions.                  circumstances.                of unsafe conditions.
                An Owner will provide an                                                                 by the committees             Ensure roads and bridges
                effective reporting system                                                               must be addressed and         are inspected for hazards
                for any observations or                                                                  correctional action taken     and other issues on a
                concerns.                                                                                when required.                regular basis.

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          Management of Roads—Maintenance Contractors provide maintenance                                                                                                                Users of Roads—Provides support to all parties and users.
 1c                       and support for other functions.
                                                                                                                                                                            Trucks and                         Loads                               Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                            Equipment
Maintenance              Support the       Carry out                               Support the                   Support the                  Support the                  Support Employers            Support Employers             Provide information          Workers have a              A maintenance
is a function            Owner in          maintenance                             Owner in                      Owner or Prime               Owner or Prime               in meeting their             in ensuring the               and support to               direct obligation           system allows the
                                                                                                                                                                           obligation to ensure         safety and health             Employers.                   to take reasonable          opportunity for
that may be              providing         obligations.                            providing                     Contractor in                Contractor in                the safety and health        of all Workers at             Employers must               care to do a safe and       some traditional
contracted.              the land and                                              necessary                     their obligation             their obligation             of all Workers at the        the workplace,                provides systems             complete job when           supervision to be
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                         premise in a safe                                         information to                to ensure in                 to establish                 workplace.                   and in providing              that ensure adequate         operating on the            provided. Workers
                         condition.                                                identify and                  a Multiple-                  and maintain a                                            information and               information,                 road systems, and to        also must support
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        training so work can          instruction, and             follow established          the supervision
                                                                                   eliminate or                  Employer                     system to ensure                                          be carried out safely.        training is in place         work procedures.            functions of
                                                                                   control hazards.              Workplace that               compliance                                                                              for drivers and                                          Employers.
                                                                                                                 the activities               with the Act and                                                                        operators.
                                                                                                                 relating to                  Regulation.
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                                                                                                                 occupational
                                                                                                                 safety and
                                                                                                                 health are
                                                                                                                 coordinated.

                                              Maintenance Contractor—Duties are to road maintenance. Is accountable to the Owner or prime contractor.
      Scope              Maintenance procedures        The required maintenance All maintenance functions Maintenance is                      Maintenance processes        Maintenance equipment        Under Sec. 3.10 of the     Supports information            Maintenance procedures      Support supervision
                         or practices should not       functions are carried out that may create hazards  coordinated with other              and standards are            on the road system does      Regulation, all persons    needed to provide proper        and processes are to a      functions of Employers.
                         change the intended           to support safe travel.   are identified.          functions of road use               compliant with relevant      not compromise any           have some responsibilities instruction and care.           standard that allows
                         design of the road.                                                              to ensure safety is                 regulations and safe road    persons safety               to recognize and report                                    reasonable care not to be
                                                                                                          considered.                         use plans.                                                any observed hazardous                                     compromised by users.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        situations.

    Planning             A system is planned and       Plan maintenance to         Hazards that may              Plan maintenance so the      Structure, implement,        Carry out all planned        As part of the safety plan,   Provide a system that        A system is in place to     Support Employer’s
                         implemented to provide        support road use criteria   be created by the             activity causes the least    and maintain an element      maintenance on               Workers are informed          keeps all stakeholders       provide feedback to         supervision by reporting
                         Owners and users with         and identified needs        maintenance process are       disruption possible to the   in the safety plan that      equipment that is used to    of their responsibilities     informed of up-to-date       Employers and drivers/      user road use issues.
                         information on structural     of users.                   identified and a plan to      use of the road.             addresses maintenance        service the roads.           under Sec. 3.10 of the        road conditions that will    operators on specific
                         road changes or previously                                mitigate the hazards is                                    practices and all trucking                                Regulation.                   affect driving and use       drivers’ road use.
                         unidentified issues as they                               in place.                                                  requirements and related
                         become evident.                                                                                                      issues.

  Application            Responsible maintenance       Carry out maintenance       Review maintenance            Adhere to planned            Maintenance is organized Maintenance equipment            Operators are observant       Evaluate road conditions     Maintenance program         Establish relationships
                         persons are diligent          to meet the needs of all    practices regularly to        maintenance schedule         and in itself does not      is operated to a safe         to identify loads that        regularly to identify        includes a reporting        and communication
   and Care              in being aware of             identified users.           ensure any created            whenever possible.           create significant hazards. standard for the type of      appear hazardous or           changes that will affect     system for observed         avenues with other users
                         changes and effects the       Where requested and/        hazards are known.            Provide warnings and                                     service required, and the     unstable.                     use decisions.               misuse of the road system   such as drivers/operators.
                         maintenance may have on       or required, meet the       Information to control or     information when                                         equipment itself does not                                                                by any users.
                         planned road use.             special needs of users      mitigate the hazards is       disruptive, unplanned                                    create an undue hazard to
                                                       such as accommodation       provided to all affected      maintenance is necessary.                                road users.
                                                       of hauling oversized        parties.
                                                       equipment.

   Training              If the changes have a         Communicate to affected     Identify level of             Provide to the Owner and     Communicate road and         Operators ensure essential   Unstable hazardous loads      Use effective                All persons are aware       All stakeholders
                         permanent effect and          stakeholders planned        maintenance directly          users a specific contact     maintenance changes          emergency equipment is       are reported immediately      communication to ensure      of the system for           understand the
     and                 alter the original design     maintenance and             to all known users and        person for maintenance-      that will affect safety      in place and all units are   to the appropriate party      all stakeholders are aware   monitoring/addressing       requirements for carrying
Communication            of the road, appropriate      schedules. Identify to      others, such as the public.   related issues.              or compromise travel in      fitted with radios with      and/or their Employer.        of current road issues and   individual driver’s road    out the maintenance
                         changes to the use criteria   users when any planned                                                                 emergency situations.        proper frequencies.                                        conditions.                  use.                        processes.
                         are recommended.              or requested maintenance
                                                       cannot be accommodated.


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 Supervision    Ensure persons carrying    Identify and report          Provide supervision for   Work with Owner, Tenure     Recognize and react           Ensure an effective        All materials in or on the   Maintenance Contractors     Special attention is given Direction given by
                out maintenance are        maintenance issues and       maintenance activities.   Holder, and Employers       appropriately to              periodic inspection        maintenance equipment        must identify if the        to personal vehicle use by supervision is followed.
and Direction   aware of the requirement   activities to the Owner on                             to carry out or support     anomalies in hauling          of maintenance             is secure so as not to       driving habits of workers   Workers using the road
                to maintain the original   a regular basis.                                       coordination. This may be   practices, truck              equipment as required      create a hazard for the      and operators are within    systems (i.e., travelling
                road design during                                                                through user committees.    configurations, and           by the Regulation          operator or any other        the guidelines of the       from camp to town) as the
                maintenance.                                                                                                  unauthorized industrial       and manufacture’s          person.                      safe road use plan as       support function does not
                                                                                                                              use of the roads. Report to   specifications. During                                  such habits pertain to      end when workers are off
                                                                                                                              Owner both resolved and       review of incident                                      maintenance and note if     duty, but pertains to all
                                                                                                                              unresolved road issues.       investigations, consider                                the workers/operators use   road users.
                                                                                                                              Participate in                interactions with users                                 the information provided
                                                                                                                              inspections and accident      and maintenance                                         to adjust their driving,    Maintenance Contractors
                                                                                                                              investigations related to     equipment.                                              such as reduce speeds in    should be aware of all
                                                                                                                              the road systems.                                                                     signed areas.               traffic and characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of use.

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          Management of Roads—Licensees support other stakeholder’ activities.                                                                                                                    Users of Roads—Provides support to all stakeholders and users.
 1d            A Licensee is also likely an Owner and Employer, and may be
                     Prime Contractor and/or Maintenance Contractor.                                                                                                                       Trucks and                      Loads                              Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                           Equipment
Licensee                                   Provide the land Ensure a                              Provide                        For Multiple-              Establish and                 Employers must             Employers must               Employers must               Workers must take            Employers must
                  O B LI G AT I O N S 
A Licensee or                              and premise in a maintenance                           information                    Employer                   maintain a                    ensure the safety          ensure the safety            provides systems             reasonable care              consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                          and health of all          and health of all            that ensure adequate         to do a safe and             obligation to provide
Tenure Holder                              safe condition.  system is in                          necessary to                   Workplaces,                system to ensure              Workers at the             Workers at the               information,                 complete job when            effective and diligent
is part of the                                              place.                                identify and                   ensure that                compliance                    workplace.                 workplace, and               instruction, and             operating on the             supervision, given
communication                                                                                     eliminate or                   the activities             with the Act and                                         provide information          training are in place        road systems, and            that traditional
link between                                                                                      control hazards.               relating to                Regulation.                   Other stakeholders         and training so the          for drivers and              follow established           supervision in all
the Employers                                                                                                                                                                             must provide               job can be done              operators.                   work procedures.             cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                                 occupational                                             support for this           safely.
under their                                                                                                                      safety and                                               obligation.
control and                                                                                                                      health are
the Prime and                                                                                                                    coordinated.
Maintenance
Contractors

           Licensee or Tenure Holder—Is also an Owner who will fulfill obligations in the event they are the Owner with the most knowledge and control.
     Scope                                 When appropriate, the      Provide information so      All known and                  Provide support for a      Licensee’s safety program     Relates to the Tenure      Relates primarily to the     Provide direct information   When dealing with            Tenure Holders must
                                           Tenure Holder should       roads used by Workers       foreseeable hazards are        system of safe road use.   has a section that relates    Holder’s responsibility    loading of trucks and        to support the Employer’s    Employers on road issues,    provide a type of
                                           have input into road       and equipment can           identified to all related                                 directly to a safe road use   to provide sufficient      maintaining the loads        safe road use plan so the    the Tenure Holder is         supervision to monitor
                                           design and construction    be maintained to an         Employers/persons.                                        system.                       information to an          in a safe and secure         drivers can fulfill their    aware of information         contractors conducting
                                           by providing information   acceptable standard that                                                                                            Employer to assist in      manner. For the Tenure       obligations.                 that will be of value to     related work, in particular
                                           on intended use.           will support safe use.                                                                                              selection and care of      Holder, there is the                                      Workers.                     independent Owner
                                                                                                                                                                                          appropriate trucks and     implicit responsibility to                                                             operators.
                                                                                                                                                                                          other equipment by         request and only accept
                                                                                                                                                                                          Employers.                 loads that are safe on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the specific road system.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Under Sec. 3.10 of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Regulation, all persons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     have some responsibilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to recognize and report
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     any observed hazardous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     situations.

    Planning                               Consider road design       Ensure contractors have     Create a plan to provide       Licensees plan their       Plan for compliance for all   Plan how to provide        Plan requirements            Make a plan to support       Make a plan to collect       Make a plan to hold
                                           and construction when      an effective method         to all related contractors     participation and          users under their control.    related contractors /      and expectations of          related Employers by         and disseminate industry     Employers accountable
                                           planning hauling           to identify and bring       on the road systems            contribution to                                          Employers with required    contractors to ensure safe   way of planned trucker       information related to       for the supervision of
                                           operations.                forward maintenance         with information on            coordination.                                            information to make        and stable loads on the      meetings and truck safety    safety that will assist      Workers using the road
                                                                      issues.                     hazards and associated                                                                  appropriate decisions      road systems.                committees.                  contractors, truckers, and   systems.
                                                                                                  limitations.                                                                            on truck and equipment                                                               equipment operators .
                                                                                                                                                                                          use on the specific road
                                                                                                                                                                                          systems.

  Application                              Provide the Owner and      Provide relevant feedback   Provide a system to            Ensure the work of all     Ensure there is no            Review the road use        Implement a system           Provide an organizational    Support drivers through      Hold stakeholders
                                           Maintenance Contractor     to individual contractors   communicate the                related Employers is       unauthorized use on the       system as it relates to    that will bring attention    infrastructure that          accurate, pertinent          accountable for their
   and Care                                with a specific contact    on maintenance-related      anticipated hazards of         coordinated.               roads by persons under        equipment decisions each   to load issues. The          will bring pertinent,        information gathered         actions, and take
                                           person for road-related    concerns.                   their own use of the road                                 their control. Provide a      time new equipment is      system may use related       meaningful and current       from other parts of          corrective action as
                                           issues. Identify to the                                system (i.e., roadside                                    system for occasional         permitted on the road      paperwork from scales or     information to venues        industry.                    needed.
                                           appropriate party truck                                drilling) to all contractors                              users to be made aware of     system.                    check points.                such as trucker meetings
                                           configurations, hauling                                and all other affected                                    safe road use practices.                                                              and truck safety
                                           practices, and equipment                               users.                                                                                                                                          committees.
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   Training     Communicate road design Provide communication of          Provide a feedback         Communicate the             Ensure an effective          Develop and implement        Ensure contractors are       Support programs            Encourage Employers         Contribute to public
                and road construction     their road use needs and        system from Employers      Licensee’s safe road use    hazard-reporting             a system to communicate      aware that violations        from the BCFSC and          to follow up to ensure      information as
     and        issues to affected users. issues and those of related     so additional identified   plan to all truckers and    system is in place for the   truck- and equipment-        will be recorded and         WorkSafeBC TruckSafe        drivers/operators           appropriate.
Communication                             contractors to the Owner        hazards are reacted to     road users under their      Licensee’s contractors.      related issues to all        addressed appropriately.     programs.                   apply provided safety
                                          and/or Maintenance              appropriately.             control.                                                 Employers and parties.                                                                information.
                                          Contractor.                     Provisions that will                                                                This system would
                                                                          control or mitigate                                                                 include related issues and
                                                                          the additional created                                                              prevention.
                                                                          hazards must be made
                                                                          and communicated to
                                                                          affected stakeholders.

 Supervision    Ensure a system is in       Validate related Employer     Support decisions made     Support the system          Hold related contractors     Ensure an effective          Investigate all loading      Encourage Employers and     Follow up to validate       Evaluate travel and
                place to identify any       special needs, issues, and    with respect to road       in place for road use       accountable to follow        periodic inspection          issues reported by related   Workers to participate in   the appropriateness and     use on a regular basis,
and Direction   contemplated changes in     requests before taking        shutdowns for reasons      coordination, and           road use rules/protocols.    of maintenance               contractors and take         relevant safety venues.     usefulness of information   and determine if use
                trucking practices, and     them forward to the           such as inclement          participate in a road use   Ensure road use              equipment as required        appropriate action.                                      provided. This may be       compromises safe travel
                that such changes are       Maintenance Contractor.       weather.                   committee if applicable.    requirements are             by the Regulation            Review Employer                                          through observation         for any persons. Mitigate
                compatible with the road    This is done either through                                                          enforced for persons         and manufacture’s            investigations to ensure                                 or direct contact with      hazards as necessary.
                design and construction     site visits, discussion, or                                                          under their control.         specifications. During       loading has been                                         Employers or Operators.
                before they are put into    understanding of the area                                                                                         review of incident           considered.
                service.                    and concerns.                                                                                                     investigations, consider
                                            Provide regular feedback                                                                                          interactions with users
                                            to Owner/Maintenance                                                                                              and maintenance
                                            Contractor on                                                                                                     equipment.
                                            maintenance issues.

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          Management of Roads—Employers support and actively engage with                                                                                                                           Users of Roads—Ensure that systems are in place for safe use.
  2                           all stakeholders.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Trucks and                         Loads                               Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                         Equipment
Employer                                 Provide the land Ensure a                                Provide                      For Multiple-              Establish and
                O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                        Employers must                Employers must               Employers must                Workers must take            Employers must
Has Workers                              and premise in a maintenance                             information                  Employer                   maintain a                    ensure the safety             ensure the safety            provide systems that          reasonable care to do        consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                        and health of all             and health of all            ensure adequate               a safe and complete          obligation to provide
and operates                             safe condition.  system is in                            necessary to                 Workplaces,                system to ensure              workers at the                workers at the               information,                  job when operating           effective and diligent
on or around                                              place.                                  identify and                 ensure that                compliance                    workplace.                    workplace, and               instruction, and              on the road systems,         supervision, given
the road                                                                                          eliminate or                 the activities             with the Act and                                            provide information          training is in place          and must follow              that traditional
system. May                                                                                       control hazards.             relating to                Regulation.                                                 and training so the          for drivers and               established work             supervision in all
also have                                                                                                                                                                                                             job can be done              operators.                    procedures.                  cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                               occupational                                                                           safely.
obligations                                                                                                                    safety and
as Owner                                                                                                                       health are
or Prime                                                                                                                       coordinated.
Contractor.

                                                                               Employer—Supports and uses all systems put in place by the Owners and Prime Contractor.
      Scope                              Evaluate roads and use        Maintenance needs are      All known and foreseeable    Provide support for a      Provide a system to           Relates to the supply and     Relates primarily to the     An Employer will have a       Although Sec. 116 of the     Provide a means of
                                         information to make           identified by users.       hazards will be identified   coordinated system of      ensure compliance of their    care of appropriate trucks    loading of trucks and        system to support drivers     Workers Compensation Act     supervision in situations
                                         decisions on their road                                  to all users. These will     safe road use, which       Workers and support the       and other equipment for       maintaining the loads in a   so the drivers can fulfill    is a Worker obligation,      where direct supervision
                                         use.                                                     include physical hazards     includes ensuring that     coordinated compliance        use by Workers.               safe and secure manner.      their obligations.            any requirements or          is difficult.
                                                                                                  as well as those that may    all related road issues    system for the roads.                                                                                                  suggestions made to the
                                                                                                  be created by others’ use.   are communicated to                                                                                                                               Employer applies to all
                                                                                                                               all users.                                                                                                                                        Employers..

   Planning                              Plan for safe use of the      Evaluate maintenance       Before startup, ensure the Plan safe coordination       Plan and implement an         Plan to ensure that trucks,   Loads are planned to         Establish hiring criteria     Ensure part of the safe      Ensure planned
                                         specific road system.         requirements for routine   Owner has identified all   of vehicle travel and        element in their safety       related equipment,            be safe, stable, and         based on specific driving     road use plan requires       supervision that fits the
                                                                       travel and work, as        known hazards.             equipment use under          program specific to           and other equipment           compliant with all           needs for resource roads.     drivers and equipment        trucking or operating
                                                                       well as special needs or                              Employer’s control.          road use.                     are appropriate for the       requirements.                Plan to hire Workers          operators to demonstrate     circumstances is in place.
                                                                       requirements.                                         Support trucker meetings .                                 road system and for                                        for driving or operating      awareness of the rules of
                                                                                                                                                                                        anticipated use.                                           equipment who have the        the road and right of way.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   attitude and basic skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to become competent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   drivers/operators.

  Application                            Carry out a risk              Ensure all hazards or      Identify where and when      Identify to the Tenure     Provide a safety plan for     Confirm truck and trailer     Ensure load-related          All Employers will            Rules of the road are        Ensure there is a method
                                         assessment of each            maintenance issues         specific safety procedures   Holder and a contact       road use to Tenure Holder     configurations are capable    standards are known          provide a safe operating      followed by employers        of supervision in place
   and Care                              specific road to ensure all   are reported to the        for hauling would be         for the Employer who is    and other stakeholders as     of safely navigating the      and adhered to, and that     system that includes          and their workers.           to monitor/validate safe
                                         truck configurations, load    workplace party that has   required (i.e., steep        responsible to speak on    necessary.                    road systems.                 associated procedures are    appropriate information,                                   driving.
                                         types, and equipment can      the authority to address   grades). Must ensure         behalf of the Employer                                                                 followed.                    training, and direction for
                                         navigate the road system      the issue.                 procedures are in place      for health and safety      Ensure that a system is       Trucks trailers and other                                  driving on active resource                                 Drivers/operators
                                         with out endangering any                                 and are followed.            purposes. Tenure Holder    in place to communicate       mobile equipment are                                       roads in all weather                                       demonstrate they are
                                         persons.                                                                              and maintenance            changes that will affect      maintained to safe                                         conditions for drivers/                                    aware of other anticipated
                                                                                                                               contractor a contact       safety or emergency           standard.                                                  operators.                                                 road users and potentially
                                                                                                                               person.                    situations to all truckers,                                                                                                                         hazardous situations.
                                                                                                                                                          equipment operators, and
                                                                                                                                                          other Workers traveling
                                                                                                                                                          the road systems.

   Sample                                Documented risk               A means for workers to                                                                                           Logbooks are kept when                                                                                                Supervisor maintains
                                         assessments.                  report road hazards.                                                                                             required.                                                                                                             a personal log for road
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   Training     Identify truck                Provide communication of      Ensure all known hazards     Communicate the safe         Instruct all road users in   All trucks and equipment      Ensure all TDG                Ensure vehicle or              Deviations from            Review supervision
                configurations and            their road use needs and      are controlled, mitigated,   road use plan to all         road use protocols and       have essential emergency      requirements are known        equipment operators            protocols are reported     system after any accident
     and        equipment and hauling         issues and those of related   and communicated to all      truckers, equipment          safe road use plan.          equipment and are fitted      and followed.                 have specific training         and addressed by the       and on a regular basis to
Communication   planned practices to          contractors to the Owner      affected Workers.            operators, and road users    Use an effective hazard      with radios with proper       Instruct all persons to       and have demonstrated          Employer.                  ensure effectiveness.
                Tenure Holder or other        and/or Maintenance                                         under their control.         reporting system for         frequencies.                  be alert to loads that        competency in operating
                responsible stakeholder.      Contractor.                                                                             Workers. Ensure road         Chains are fitted and         appear unstable or could      safely on the road                                        Ensure drivers carry out all
                                                                                                                                      hazards are reported         in good condition for         otherwise be dangerous.       systems.                                                  safety-related checks, and
                Hauling practices would                                                                                               to the Owner and/or          use. Chains are used in                                                                                               documentation is kept.
                include anticipated road                                                                                              maintenance persons.         all circumstances when        Provide instruction to        Ensure there is a system
                usage, load specifications,                                                                                           Provide feedback on          required. Ensure trucks       drivers and operators         in place for road users to                                Ensure drivers wear PPE
                start time and duration of                                                                                            actions taken to the         parked on an active road      with regards to loading       receive current and timely                                and follow
                hauling, and number of                                                                                                persons who reported the     system do not create a        standards and safe work       information on conditions
                loads per day.                                                                                                        hazards.                     hazard or disruption to       procedures and practices.     that could affect safe
                                                                                                                                                                   the traffic or operation of                                 travel.
                                                                                                                                                                   the road.                     In the event non-standard
                                                                                                                                                                                                 loading is required,          All persons that use the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ensure all affected           roads are trained in
                                                                                                                                                                                                 stakeholders are              specific road protocols
                                                                                                                                                                                                 informed, safe loading        and emergency
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and travel procedures are     preparedness. Workers
                                                                                                                                                                                                 in place, and no persons      are aware of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 are endangered.               responsibility to not take
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               on unsafe work. There is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               working alone system in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               place. Support programs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               such as drug and alcohol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               awareness, are in place.

 Supervision    Ensure any contemplated       Ensure information on         React to any additional      Support the Tenure           Carry out required           Ensure during incident        Ensure a supervisory          Ensure all drivers/            Ensure rules of the road   Employers will ensure
                changes in trucks and         maintenance activities        hazards reported by          Holder, Owner/               accident investigations      investigations that truck     function is in place that     operators have                 are discussed as part of   supervision will:
and Direction   hauling practices are         and road use issues           drivers or operators.        Prime Contractor or          and initiate corrective      and equipment related         will identify load issues     appropriate licensing,         regular meetings.          •	 Be	observant	to	driving	
                within road limitations       are communicated to           Report any previously        Maintenance Contractor’s     action.                      issues are part of the        and take corrective           tickets, and certifications.                                 habits and care of
                before they are put into      employees                     unidentified hazards that    systems for coordinated                                   investigation.                action.                       Ensure that there is                                         vehicles
                service.                                                    become evident to Tenure     safe use and travel on the   Ensure a system is in                                                                    provision for reporting                                   •	 React	to	all	driving	
                                                                            Holder, Maintenance          road systems.                place to monitor road        Ensure there are effective,   Provide a system to           unsafe conditions, acts,                                     issues that may create
                                                                            Contractor, or Owner.                                     use activities (as an        periodic inspections          report, investigate, and      and near misses.                                             risk or hazard to any
                                                                                                                                      appropriate method of        of trucks and related         take corrective action on                                                                  person
                                                                                                                                      supervision) for Workers.    equipment, and other          load-related issues.          Ensure there is a system                                  •	 Ensure	training	is	
                                                                                                                                      Take corrective action       equipment as required                                       to investigate any                                           current
                                                                                                                                      when required.               by the Regulation             Ensure all vehicles and       driving issues and take                                   •	 Be	aware	of	personal	
                                                                                                                                                                   and manufacturer’s            equipment are not             appropriate corrective                                       factors that can
                                                                                                                                      Support the enforcement      specifications.               overloaded, and that all      action.                                                      affect safe driving
                                                                                                                                      of safe road use and apply                                 equipment in the cab and                                                                   performance
                                                                                                                                      discipline as appropriate.   Provide a hazard              back of vehicles is secure.   Ensure drivers participate                                •	 Communicate	directly	
                                                                                                                                                                   reporting system to                                         in accident investigations                                   with individuals on a
                                                                                                                                                                   identify trucking and                                       and crew safety meetings.                                    regular basis on safety
                                                                                                                                                                   equipment issues that                                                                                                    issues
                                                                                                                                                                   could be a hazard to any                                    Ensure enforcement is a                                   •	 Review	Worker’s	and	
                                                                                                                                                                   persons.                                                    component to the safe                                        driver’s documentation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               roads program.                                               of their road and truck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            issues on a regular basis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ensure a discipline system                                •	 React	to	all	reported	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               is in place and used as                                      issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               necessary.                                                •	 Ensure	diligent	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            investigations are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            carried out for reported
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            near misses and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            accident investigations




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                                                                          Management of Roads                                                                                                                    Users of Roads—Plan for personal safety.
 2a
                                                                                                                                                                                    Trucks and                        Loads                          Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                    Equipment
Transport                                  Provide the land Ensure a                              Provide                     For Multiple-              For each MEWP,
                  O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                   Employers must               Employers must          Employers must                Workers must take              Employers must
of Workers                                 and premise in a maintenance                           information                 Employer                   establish and             ensure the safety            ensure the safety       provide systems that          reasonable care to do          consider their
Obligations                                                                                                                                                                        and health of all            and health of all       ensure adequate               a safe and complete            obligation to provide
                                           safe condition.  system is in                          necessary to                Workplaces,                maintain a                Workers at the               Workers at the          information,                  job when operating             effective and diligent
are in                                                      place.                                identify and                ensure that                system to ensure          workplace.                   workplace, and          instruction, and              on the road systems,           supervision, given
addition                                                                                          eliminate or                the activities             compliance                Other stakeholders           provide information     training are in place         and must follow                that traditional
to those of                                                                                       control hazards.            relating to                with the Act and          must provide                 and training so the     for drivers and               established work               supervision in all
Employer                                                                                                                                                                           support for this             job can be done         operators.                    procedures.                    cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                              occupational               Regulation.               obligation.                  safely.
and Driver/                                                                                                                   safety and
Operator.                                                                                                                     health are
                                                                                                                              coordinated.

                                                                                                             Personnel Transport Vehicles and Equipment
                                                                                                  (includes all vehicles such as pickups, buses, quads, and snow machines)
General Duties                             All persons have an         Road maintenance needs     Known and foreseeable       The use of personnel       There is a system of      Appropriate vehicles with    Unstable or unsecured   Operator obligations          Operators must know and        Employers must provide
                                           obligation to ensure the    to accommodate the         hazards to transported      transportation vehicles    compliance in place for   safety equipment are in      materials or loads do   for their personal safety     fulfill obligations for safe   a means of supervision in
 For the most part,
                                           system provided is safe     personnel transportation   workers on the roads are    and equipment is           personnel transport       place for use by personnel   not endanger persons    and that of passengers        equipment and vehicle          situations where direct
   the obligations
                                           for use by the specific     vehicles and equipment.    mitigated.                  coordinated with other     systems.                  transport.                   in vehicles and on      must be outlined in           operation.                     supervision is difficult.
 are covered under
                                           personnel transport         Transport vehicles and                                 users so additional                                                               equipment.              the Employer’s safety                                        This will be part of an
  Owner, Employer,
                                           vehicles and equipment.     equipment are known and                                hazards are not created.                                                                                  program. Specific                                            Employer’s safety system.
and Worker sections.
                                                                       addressed in the regular                                                                                                                                         instruction and training
   The statements
                                                                       maintenance system.                                                                                                                                              must be in place.
 here are offered for
  additional clarity
   as they relate to
       the Act.

   Special                                 All persons involved                                   Ensure all users are                                                             Employers must                                       There is a provision for      Operators take notice          Persons operating
                                           must ensure equipment                                  aware of the potential of                                                        ensure trucks, related,                              passengers to report          of current weather and         equipment and vehicles
Considerations                             can be operated                                        personnel transportation                                                         equipment, vans/buses,                               unsafe conditions,            road conditions and            with passengers will
                                           within manufacturer’s                                  equipment being on the                                                           and other equipment are                              acts, and near misses         take particular care as        assume the role of
                                           specifications, given the                              road systems.                                                                    appropriate for the road                             to Employer and/or            conditions dictate.            supervision for those
                                           specific road design and                                                                                                                system and outfitted                                 Licensees.                                                   passengers when the
                                           construction.                                                                                                                           for anticipated use. This                            Consideration must                                           vehicles and equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                   includes proper seating                              be given to programs                                         are in operation.
                                                                                                                                                                                   and seat belts.                                      that support safe use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the roads by Workers
                                                                                                                                                                                   Employers must ensure                                traveling in their personal
                                                                                                                                                                                   emergency equipment                                  vehicles or equipment.
                                                                                                                                                                                   is maintained and radios                             This would include non-
                                                                                                                                                                                   are kept in operating                                work related travel and
                                                                                                                                                                                   condition.                                           carrying passengers.

    Sample
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15
                                                                           Management of Roads                                                                                                            Users of Roads—Heightened awareness of other users.
 2b
                                                                                                                                                                                          Trucks and                       Loads                              Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                          Equipment
Other                                    Provide the land Ensure a                                  Provide                    For Multiple-                For each MEWP,
                O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                         Employers must              Employers must              Employers must               Workers must take           Employers must
Vehicles                                 and premise in a maintenance                               information                Employer                     establish and                ensure the safety           ensure the safety           provide systems that         reasonable care to do       consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                         and health of all           and health of all           ensure adequate              a safe and complete         obligation to provide
                                         safe condition.  system is in                              necessary to               Workplaces,                  maintain a                   Workers at the              Workers at the              information,                 job when operating          effective and diligent
                                                          place.                                    identify and               ensure that                  system to ensure             workplace.                  workplace, and              instruction, and             on the road systems,        supervision, given
                                                                                                    eliminate or               the activities               compliance                   Other stakeholders          provide information         training are in place        and must follow             that traditional
                                                                                                    control hazards.           relating to                  with the Act and             must provide                and training so the         for drivers and              established work            supervision in all
                                                                                                                                                                                         support for this            job can be done             operators.                   procedures.                 cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                               occupational                 Regulation.                  obligation.                 safely.
                                                                                                                               safety and
                                                                                                                               health are
                                                                                                                               coordinated.

                                                                                                                                            Occasional Users
                                                                                                                                  (Such as service vehicles and low beds)
  Scope Note                             Potential users need           Users must be aware         Users must be aware of     The coordination system      Compliance with the          Occasional users must       Loads must be planned,      Road use should be           Drivers/operators must      A system of supervision
                                         to be informed of the          of the maintenance          known hazards that could   must address use by          Act and Regulation           be aware of the road        secure, and stable.         planned, and the             know and fulfill their      must be provided in
 Obligations in the                      design and construction        standards to ensure their   affect their safe use.     occasional users.            is expected from             limitations and thereby     Overloaded vehicles/        Employers must ensure        general obligations and     instances when direct
 Owner, Employer,                        limitations of the roads.      use does not compromise                                                             occasional users, as well    the appropriateness of      equipment on the road       all obligations are          specific obligations when   supervision is not
and Worker sections                                                     their safety or any other                                                           as compliance with the       their particular vehicles   system should not be        met so safety is not         operating on resource       feasible.
  may also apply.                                                       persons.                                                                            fundamentals of road use.    or equipment.               permitted.                  compromised.                 roads.

    Planning                             Plan use to ensure each        Ensure maintenance          Each driver/operator       The stakeholder who          Employers of “occasional     Ensure equipment            Ensure load limitations     Employers must know          Employers must validate     Ensure there is a
                                         road can be navigated          is made aware of the        must ensure they have      causes the occasional user   users” must have an          is capable of safely        of the truck or the road    individual drivers’          the specific training and   planned system to
                                         safely, based on required      anticipated use of the      been apprized of known     to be on the road must       element in their safety      navigating the road         system are not exceeded.    capabilities. Ensure that    experience of a driver/     address supervision
                                         use; this includes             road and any related        hazards and their          identify for appropriate     program specific to          system.                     This includes weight and    only drivers/ operators      operator to safely          requirements.
                                         carrying out a specific risk   maintenance issues          expected control on a      parties any unique           occasional drivers usage                                 load dimensions.            capable of safely carrying   navigate the road system
                                         assessment.                    before or after use.        regular basis.             issues or hazards that       of resource roads.                                                                   out the tasks are assigned   before travel. This
                                                                                                                               will need coordination                                                                                            to work involving road       may be done through
                                                                                                                               considerations. This                                                                                              travel.                      licensing, observation
                                                                                                                               may include moving of                                                                                                                          of driving, questions on
                                                                                                                               oversized equipment.                                                                                                                           experience, etc.

  Application                            Personal driving               Identify to maintenance     Monitor radio for          Ensure safe road use plan    Identify safe use rules/     The safe road use plan      If load is oversized,       Ensure operators have        Ensure that drivers/        Ensure that appropriate
                                         skills, experience, and        a contact person, truck     immediate concerns.        is known and followed.       protocols for the specific   should ensure that road     communicate with            specific training and        operators have all the      methods of supervision
   and Care                              limitations must be            configurations, types of                                                            road system before           travel and use occur as     maintenance or Tenure       instruction to travel or     required information        are in place.
                                         considered as well as          loads, and equipment                                                                planned travel or use of     much as possible during     Holder to establish a       work safely on the road      to be confident that
                                         vehicle and equipment          that may be used, in                                                                the road.                    hours when traffic is not   safe method and time        systems.                     operating tasks can be
                                         limitations.                   addition to any specific                                                            Evaluate travel and use      heavy.                      of travel.                                               completed safely.
                                                                        maintenance needs.                                                                  each time before the
                                                                                                                                                            process is started to
                                                                                                                                                            identify any issues that
                                                                                                                                                            may arise. Ensure hazards
                                                                                                                                                            are mitigated before
                                                                                                                                                            proceeding.

   Training                                                             Identify any special        If travelling without                                   Identify to appropriate                                  Be aware of approaching                                                              Employers will ensure the
                                                                        maintenance needs and       a radio, proceed with                                   stakeholders when use of                                 loaded vehicles, and take                                                            Workers assigned to carry
     and                                                                communicate to the          extreme caution.                                        the road may compromise                                  appropriate action if                                                                out duties on the road
Communication                                                           appropriate party.                                                                  others’ safe use, and                                    hazards are identified.                                                              system are made aware
                                                                                                                                                            ensure hazards are                                                                                                                            of the road supervision
                                                                                                                                                            mitigated                                                                                                                                     system in place.



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 Supervision    Road users report any
                additional road hazards
and Direction   and/or driving near misses
                to their Employer and the
                Contractor or person that
                hired them.

  Sample
 Documents




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                                                                        Management of Roads                                                                                                         Users of Roads—Duty to ensure personal and others’ safety.
 2c
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trucks and                         Loads                            Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                        Equipment
Other                                    Provide the land Ensure a                                 Provide                     For multiple-                 For each MEWP,
                O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                        Employers must               Employers must             Employers must            Workers must take            Employers must
Vehicles                                 and premise in a maintenance                              information                 Employer                      establish and              ensure the safety            ensure the safety          provide systems that      reasonable care to do        consider their
                                                                                                                                                                                        and health of all            and health of all          ensure adequate           a safe and complete          obligation to provide
                                         safe condition.  system is in                             necessary to                workplaces,                   maintain a                 Workers at the               Workers at the             information,              job when operating           effective and diligent
                                                          place.                                   identify and                ensure that                   system to ensure           workplace.                   workplace, and             instruction, and          on the road systems,         supervision, given
                                                                                                   eliminate or                the activities                compliance                 Other stakeholders           provide information        training are in place     and must follow              that traditional
                                                                                                   control hazards.            relating to                   with the Act and           must provide                 and training so the        for drivers and           established work             supervision in all
                                                                                                                                                                                        support for this             job can be done            operators.                procedures.                  cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                               occupational                  Regulation.                obligation.                  safely.
                                                                                                                               safety and
                                                                                                                               health are
                                                                                                                               coordinated.

                                                                                                                  Other equipment travelling or working on the road
  Scope Note                             Road design and             Maintenance standards         Hazards created by          Coordination is in place      Compliance systems         Equipment on the roads       Loads and materials        The unique Employers of   This addresses the direct    Ensure a form of
                                         construction does not       meet the needs of the         various equipment are       for all equipment use on      take into consideration    is appropriate for travel    related to other           other Workers operating   obligations of the persons   supervision to fit the
 Obligations in the                      compromise safety for       various equipment in use      communicated to other       the road system.              the uniqueness of other    and use.                     equipment do not create    equipment on the road     responsible for the          unique requirements of
 Owner, Employer,                        equipment traveling or      on the road.                  users and mitigated.                                      equipment, travel, or                                   a hazard for any users.    systems have direct       operation of the various     the equipment operation.
and Worker sections                      working on the road.                                                                                                work.                                                                              obligations for safe      equipment on the road.
  may also apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               operation.

    Planning                             Ensure the equipment        Identify to Employer          Each operator must          Plan travel and use           Plan road use, and         Pre-plan to ensure           Plan to ensure loading     Plan to include in        Loader operator plans        Supervisor will be
                                         can be operated             or other appropriate          ensure they aware of        to ensure all affected        ensure it is within the    equipment can safely         procedures are followed    applicable parts of       the work to ensure safety    part of the discussion
                                         within manufacturer’s       party areas where road        known hazards and their     stakeholders are              parameters of the safety   navigate the road system.    and trucks are not         the safety program        each time before loading     and planning before
                                         specifications and the      maintenance is required       expected control each       informed when their           system.                                                 overloaded.                reference to operators    on the roadside.             equipment will be on the
                                         safe limits dictated by     after road travel or use by   time before proceeding      specific equipment will                                                                                          of equipment that use                                  road systems.
                                         the road construction and   the equipment.                on the road systems.        be traveling on the road                                                                                         the roads.
                                         design.                                                                               or if roadside work is
                                                                                                                               expected.

  Application                            Identify pertinent          Ensure Maintenance            Advise Employer or          Ensure traffic control is     Evaluate travel and use    Review road use system       Ensure load limitations    Ensure operators          Ensure equipment             Accept, support, and
                                         specifics or operational    Contractor or appropriate     appropriate stakeholder     provided when required        each time before road      as it relates to equipment   of the truck or the road   participate in accident   operators demonstrate        use the benefits of the
   and Care                              issues related to the       stakeholders are made         when their travel or work   to assist in safe travel or   use in order to identify   decisions each time          system are not exceeded.   investigations and crew   awareness of the             supervisory system.
                                         equipment and provide       aware of anticipated          on the road system could    for work purposes.            any issues that may be     equipment is to be           This includes weight and   safety meetings.          Employer’s or Tenure
                                         this information to         use of the road and any       create a hazard to other                                  created. Ensure hazards    permitted on the road        load dimensions.                                     Holder’s health and safety
                                         the Tenure Holder,          related maintenance           persons using the road                                    are mitigated before       system.                                                                           program requirements
                                         Maintenance Contractor,     issues.                       system.                                                   proceeding.                Ensure appropriate                                                                as they relate to roads,
                                         and/or Owner.                                                                                                                                  maintenance of                                                                    equipment travel, and
                                                                                                                                                                                        equipment.                                                                        working roadside.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Ensure effective periodic
                                                                                                                                                                                        inspections of the
                                                                                                                                                                                        equipment as required
                                                                                                                                                                                        by the Regulation
                                                                                                                                                                                        and manufacturer’s
                                                                                                                                                                                        instructions.




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   Training     Provide feedback to        Ensure, when feasible,                            Be aware of approaching       Ensure operators have
                appropriate stakeholders   the equipment                                     loaded vehicles, and take     specific training and
     and        on maintenance that has    has and uses radio                                appropriate action if         instruction to travel or
Communication   been provided.             communication.                                    hazards are identified.       work safely on the road
                                           Note: When roads are                              Ensure truck/trailer is       systems
                                           not radio controlled,                             properly loaded and the
                                           additional precautions                            load is secure and stable.
                                           must be taken during use.

 Supervision                                                                                 When using a road             Ensure there is a system
                                                                                             for loading, ensure           to investigate any issues
and Direction                                                                                appropriate traffic control   created by road use and
                                                                                             is in place.                  appropriate action is
                                                                                                                           taken.

  Sample                                                               Document travel and
                                                                       road use
 Documents




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                                             Management of Roads—Support all systems in place.                                                                                               Users of Roads—Fulfills Personal Obligations and Demonstrates Care.
  3
                                                                                                                                                                                           Trucks and                         Loads                                Workers/Drivers/Operators
                                                                                                                                                                                           Equipment
Worker                                     Provide the land Ensure a                                Provide                      For Multiple-                For each MEWP,
                  O B LI G AT I O N S 
                                                                                                                                                                                           Employers must               Employers must                Employers must                Workers must take            Employers must
Driver                                     and premise in a maintenance                             information                  Employer                     establish and                ensure the safety            ensure the safety             provide systems that          reasonable care to do        consider their
Operator                                                                                                                                                                                   and health of all            and health of all             ensure adequate               a safe and complete          obligation to provide
                                           safe condition.  system is in                            necessary to                 Workplaces,                  maintain a                   Workers at the               Workers at the                information,                  job when operating           effective and diligent
To include all                                              place.                                  identify and                 ensure that                  system to ensure             workplace.                   workplace, and                instruction, and              on the road systems,         supervision, given
persons that                                                                                        eliminate or                 the activities               compliance                   Other stakeholders           provide information           training are in place         and must follow              that traditional
operate any                                                                                         control hazards.             relating to                  with the Act and             must provide                 and training so the           for drivers and               established work             supervision in all
equipment on                                                                                                                                                                               support for this             job can be done               operators.                    procedures.                  cases is not feasible.
                                                                                                                                 occupational                 Regulation.                  obligation.                  safely.
or around the
                                                                                                                                 safety and
road system.
                                                                                                                                 health are
                                                                                                                                 coordinated.

                                                                       Employer—Duty to support and use all systems put in place, and operate with professionalism and care.
      Scope                                Workers/drivers/             Workers/drivers/            Workers/drivers/             Workers/drivers/             Workers/drivers/             Workers/drivers/             Workers/drivers/              Employers have a system       The key obligations of a     Workers must consider
                                           operators will observe       operators support the       operators ensure they        operators adhere to          operators are compliant      operators are responsible    operators are responsible     to support drivers            Worker under the Act, as     what support can be
                                           and report to their          road maintenance system     have been informed of        the safe road use plans      with the road system safe    for personal care of truck   for loading and               through dissemination of      they apply to operating a    given to the supervisor.
                                           Employer or the              and safe use plan.          known and foreseeable        in order to support          use plan.                    and equipment so that        maintaining stability         information and training      vehicle or equipment, are
                                           appropriate stakeholder                                  hazards on the road          coordination of various                                   no other persons (either     of loads.                     so the drivers can fulfill    to take care to do a safe
                                           if the provided roads                                    systems.                     parties.                                                  those being transported                                    their obligations.            job and follow safe work
                                           are not safe for the                                                                                                                            or other road users) are                                                                 procedures.
                                           equipment they are                                                                                                                              endangered through lack
                                           operating (design,                                                                                                                              of care.
                                           construction, or
                                           maintenance issues).

    Planning                               Workers will ensure they     Through assessment          Each driver/operator         Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator         Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator must     Each driver/operator          Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator
                                           are capable and qualified    of the vehicle or           must have a process          stay current and involved    must recognize,              have a system to carry out   plan loads to ensure the      must support road user        understand obligations       must plan to support and
                                           to operate the trucks or     equipment and the           to stay current with         in all support systems       understand, and fulfill      required maintenance of      vehicle is not overloaded     groups or other Employer      and at all times follow      use the benefits of the
                                           equipment that is suited     anticipated loads), users   known hazards and their      such as special trucker      their responsibilities and   the vehicle and related      for its capacity or for the   initiatives related to safe   safe operating plan for      supervisory system.
                                           to the specific resource     will evaluate if road       expected controls.           meetings.                    contributions to the safe    equipment.                   road system.                  road use.                     the vehicle or equipment
                                           road.                        maintenance will support                                                              road system.                                                                                                          to ensure their safety and
                                                                        safe use.                                                                                                                                                                                                   others.

  Application                              Each driver/operator will    Users must identify         Users must report new        Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator must    Each driver/operator must     Each driver/operator          Drivers/operators must       Drivers and operators
                                           carry out a personal risk    and communicate road        road-related hazards         follow the safe road use     know and follow all road     maintain emergency           be aware of and follow all    must actively participate     be aware of and follow       must support the
   and Care                                assessment of each road      maintenance needs to the    to the Employer,             plan, and be proactive in    protocols, and ensure        equipment and ensure         site procedures, load and     in support systems and        the Employer’s or Tenure     supervision system
                                           system to be used.           appropriate stakeholder.    Maintenance Contractor,      identifying safety-related   they are aware of and        that radios are kept in      loading requirements,         campaigns such as safety      Holder’s health and safety   through open
                                                                                                    and, if applicable, Owner.   issues and suggesting        use the part of the safety   operating condition. If      and be aware of and           corridors, trucker days,      program requirements         communication,
                                                                                                                                 solutions.                   program that relates         applicable, passengers       follow off-loading            share the road, and           as they relate to roads,     reporting of issues, and
                                                                                                                                                              to trucking, equipment       should also be familiar      procedures.                   special meetings aimed        travel both loaded and       participation in the safety
                                                                                                                                                              operation and roads.         with these systems.                                        at safe road use.             empty, and working           program.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Each driver/operator         On each trip, each driver/                                  roadside.
                                                                                                                                                                                           must ensure that the         operator must ensure
                                                                                                                                                                                           truck and equipment          load limitations of the
                                                                                                                                                                                           hazard reporting system      truck or the road system
                                                                                                                                                                                           is known and used.           are not exceeded. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        includes weight and load
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        dimensions.




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   Training     Users must ensure            Users must ensure they     Users must monitor          Users must be proactive      Users must recognize         Users must ensure            Users must                   Users must provide            •	 Drivers/operators	        Ensure support for the
                any issues or personal       are aware of planned       radio and other forms       in participating in safety   and use safe practices for   required daily inspections   •	 Ensure	load	is	           feedback to the Employer         transporting other        system is evident through
     and        concerns with road           maintenance.               of communication for        meetings and related         activities such as parking   and maintenance                 properly built, secure,   on the effectiveness of          persons must accept       participation in safety
Communication   system have been             Users must also            previously unknown          communication.               on roadways and loading      are carried out and             and stable before         their safety systems.            responsibility for        meetings.
                reported to their            communicate specifics if   hazards. Users must                                      and unloading quads and      documented.                     proceeding on road                                         those persons to wear
                Employer and mitigated       maintenance of the road    communicate via radio                                    other equipment.             Users must also ensure          system                                                     seatbelts and adhere to
                before using the road.       system is not adequate.    or other methods any                                     Users must also recognize    all truck or equipment       •	 Procedures	including	                                      all other rules.
                                                                        previously unknown                                       the need to use specific     related issues and              tie-down are followed                                   •	 Drivers/operators	
                                                                        hazards on the road                                      procedures to navigate       concerns are reported and       for loading and                                            are aware of possible
                                                                        system as soon as                                        steep grades.                addressed appropriately.        unloading.                                                 unknown traffic and
                                                                        possible, such as public                                                                                           •	 If	applicable,	ensure	                                     they proceed with
                                                                        usage or equipment.                                                                                                   the load is checked                                        caution at all times on
                                                                                                                                                                                              and secure after it has                                    the road systems.
                                                                                                                                                                                              settled.                                                •	 Driver(s)	are	fit	
                                                                                                                                                                                           •	 Ensure	all	passengers	                                     (personal health) for
                                                                                                                                                                                              are properly seated,                                       the function of the
                                                                                                                                                                                              seat belts are worn,                                       job including driving
                                                                                                                                                                                              and passenger vehicles                                     expected number of
                                                                                                                                                                                              are not overloaded.                                        hours, chaining up, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         adjusting brakes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Drivers	are	aware	of	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and do not exceed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         personal fatigue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tolerances.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Drivers	support	zero	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tolerance for drug and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         alcohol use that may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         affect safety at work.

 Supervision    Users must know and          Users must communicate     Users must report driving   Users must identify          Users must drive within      Users must ensure            Users must report loading    Users must                    Users must                   Users must ensure
                react appropriately to all   with other drivers/        near misses to Employer     problems where               the speed limits and         required log entries         and load concerns to the     •	 Ensure	Employers	are	      •	 Ensure	that	seatbelts	    direction given by
and Direction   personal limitations that    operators informally       and/or appropriate party.   coordination is not          according to current and     are kept.                    appropriate stakeholder.        aware of any driving          on equipment are worn     supervision is followed.
                could affect their safe      to support awareness                                   effective, such as           seasonal road conditions.                                                                 or personal work              as required by law or
                use of the current road      of maintenance and                                     unscheduled equipment        Users must participate in                                                                 limitations                   the Employer’s safety
                system.                      standards.                                             traveling on the road        the enforcement of safe                                                                •	 Support	a	system	to	          program
                                                                                                    system.                      road use as outlined in                                                                   investigate any driving    •	 Demonstrate	use	of	
                                                                                                                                 the safe road use plan.                                                                   issues and ensure             radio and other road
                                                                                                                                 Drive defensively and give                                                                appropriate action is         protocols in regular
                                                                                                                                 right of way to loaded                                                                    taken                         driving
                                                                                                                                 or less maneuverable                                                                   •	 Participate	in	accident	   •	 Demonstrate	they	are	
                                                                                                                                 equipment                                                                                 investigations and            comfortable driving or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           crew safety meetings          working on the specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         road system
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	 Wear	PPE	as	required.

  Sample                                                                                                                                                      Log books.
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