Transport, Storage & Trade

More than 68,000 Victorian workplaces fall within the industry areas of storage, transport, wholesale, trade and retail industries.

Apart from information below, you should check WorkSafe Victoria Transport Logistics and Warehousing industry webpage.

Safe Work Australia has a Transport webpage and has also produced a fact sheet of the industry nationally detailing numbers of workers, claims and fatalities.

Last updated May 2020

Legislation - Transport, Storage & Trade
The Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act (2004) ('the Act') applies to most Victorian transport, storage and trade workplaces. The exception is that workers in Federal government departments,...
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Transport, Storage & Trade info
Below is a list of some useful resources available on the internet: Storage/Warehousing Order picking is one of the most hazardous areas. WorkSafe Victoria (VWA)'s...
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