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GPSA to host free heavy vehicle workshop on the EP

Grain Producers SA (GPSA) is hosting a heavy vehicle safety workshop on the Eyre Peninsula next month as part of a long-term project funded by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).



The "Roadworthy Heavy Vehicles… Made Easy!" workshop is aimed at helping primary producers better understand heavy vehicle roadworthiness requirements.


The free workshop at Cummins will combine theoretical and practical training to enhance road safety, compliance, and maintenance responsibilities.


GPSA CEO Brad Perry emphasized the importance of attending the heavy vehicle workshops for South Australian grain producers.


"Ensuring heavy vehicles are roadworthy is crucial for the safety of our roads and the productivity of grain producers,” he said.


“These workshops provide valuable, hands-on training that empowers producers to maintain their vehicles to the appropriate safety standards."



Event details

• Date: Tuesday, 25 June

• Time: Starting at 1:00 PM

• Location: Ramsey Bros Cummins training room, 14 Secker Ct, Cummins SA 5631

• Afternoon Tea: Provided, followed by a practical inspection session at WSB Cummins at 2:30 PM

• Trainer: Bernie O’Hara, owner of Natwide Personnel


Workshop features

•Theory Session: Bernie O’Hara will lead the theory workshop, presenting from the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM). All attendees will receive a free copy of the manual.


• Practical Session: Mechanics at WSB Cummins will demonstrate how to conduct a self check for heavy vehicle roadworthiness consistent with NHVIM using an attendees’ truck.


• NHVR Officers: NHVR officers will join the session to talk on heavy vehicle monitoring and function of HVNL.


To secure your spot, email shane@grainproducerssa.com.au or RSVP on the GPSA website.

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