IPWEA and Latus partner in CoR Safety Management System
In conjunction with industry partner Latus, IPWEA now offer fleet operators a clear pathway to CoR compliance by introducing the Chain of Responsibility Safety Management System – CORSaMS.
“We know the changes to CoR have raised concerns in our IPWEA community and that we needed to help them meet their obligations. By partnering with industry, we’ve been able to offer resources focused on our industry with the support of transport compliance expert Latus” says IPWEA CEO Robert Fuller.
CORSaMS is a comprehensive system comprising; frameworks, policy, procedure, training, auditing and certification. CORSaMS is available at 3 levels:
- Basic - an introductory level providing an overview of legislative requirements, an SMS structure and audit standards
- Business – includes the Basic level resources plus policies and procedure templates for development by the user, associated training materials, compliance forms and audit standards
- Enterprise – includes all Business level resources plus customized work instructions and associated training materials, compliance forms, operator guides, continuous improvement materials, auditing and certification.
CORSaMS provides the materials and support necessary to meet NHVR CoR obligations. Once CORSaMS has been implemented to the required standard, IPWEA will issue a CORSaMS – Chain of Responsibility Safety Management System Certificate. Certification is issued annually subject to the client maintaining necessary standards.
According to Latus CEO Mike Wood “Working with IPWEA to develop CORSaMS provides a practical and industry focused way to assist clients meet their CoR obligations”