Vehicle Physical Condition & Roadworthiness

Is vehicle fitted with a lockable canopy or divider in case of a panel van?

Is the vehicle branded with the service provider decals?

Is the vehicle and load area clean & presentable at time of audit?

Vehicle Compliance with Road Safety Act & HAZMAT

Is vehicle fitted with "Human Specimens in Transit" sticker?

Is a fully stocked spill kit present on vehicle?

Is vehicle fitted with a fire extinguisher (mounted) as required by the National Road Traffic Act?

Is the specimen load area separate from the driver compartment?

Is the vehicle fitted with the required sticker " Infectious Substance Transporting Class 6"

Is a TREM/TREC card displayed?

Is an Emergency number displayed on vehicle?

Vehicle Tracking

Is the vehicle fitted with an operational tracking device?

Is vehicle visible on tracking website?

Is route geo-fenced on tracking website?

Is exception reports mailed to Logistics Manager ?

Does the Logistics manager have access to the tracking website?

Driver Specific

Evidence of HAZMAT training?

Is the driver using the NHLS issued UN3373 container for transportation of specimens?

Does driver have an employment contract?

Is driver displaying a name identification tag?

Is driver wearing service provider issued uniform?

Does driver have a valid unendorsed license & PDP ?

Is the driver using and maintaining ice packs?

Scanning Compliance

Has the driver been trained 100% use of scanner?

Evidence of 2D barcodes been scanned?

Compliance to scanning as per operational procedure?

Scanner in full working order?

Route Sheet Data

Is the route sheet fully completed?

Does vehicle odometer reading match route sheet?

Does the driver record the specimen count at each collection point?

Is the driver recording opening and closing kilometers at each stop?

Is the driver using the correct route sheet as issued to service provider?

Is the driver following route 100% as per route sheet?

Route Sheet Compliance

Specimen collection on time

Specimen Delivery on time

Report collection on time

Report delivery on time


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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.