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Dangerous Goods Through Tunnels


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TitleDangerous Goods Through Tunnels

Presenter: Debra Kirk, Group Dangerous Goods Hazardous Substances Manager, Toll Group

Description: Just how would our tunnels cope with a dangerous goods event? This session will discuss the hazards and engineering in place for such scenariosWith the increasing use of tunnels to address our transportation problems, there is an increasing need to consider the age-old risk of transporting dangerous goods and their exclusion from tunnels. Just how would our tunnels cope with a dangerous goods event? This session will detail the hazard, the engineering in place and the possible scenarios.

About the presenter:  Debra is the Group Dangerous Goods Manager for Toll, one of the Asia Pacific region’s leading providers of integrated logistics. Debra also represents the Australian Logistics Council on the Dangerous Goods Transport Maintenance Advisory Group providing input to the National Transport Commission’s changes to the ADG Code and model laws. Debra has extensive experience in both health and safety governance and the management of chemicals. She has worked in various industries including construction, logistics and the steel industry as well as for WorkSafe Victoria. Having worked for both industry and regulator, Debra is driven to bridge the gap between regulator and duty holder to deliver safe and compliant outcomes.

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